Two newly weds Adjie and Astrid, along with 3 of their best friends decided to have an interstate road trip as a last attempt to reconcile Adjie with his estranged little sister Ladya. ... See full summary »
Uwais plays a young man who washes ashore, an amnesiac with a serious head injury whose past comes back to haunt him shortly after being nursed back to health by a young doctor. Violence ensues. Sweet, sweet violence.
In Tokyo, a serial killer is murdering women and posting his violent crimes on-line. In Jakarta, a rogue vigilante uploads his murdering spree for the world to see. A psychotic game of cat and mouse ensues as the two men battle for notoriety. Soon it becomes clear that it's only a matter of time until the two killers square off face to face.Written by
The tagline "Inside Us Lives A Killer" really tells us about this movie.
The story is a little ..., you know, just like other psycho movies, we seldom understand why they became the way they are and why they do what they do. And we weren't told about the backgrounds of the victims.
It didn't bore me, I enjoyed the killings quite much.
We were kept in edge with scenes that felt like final ones but they weren't. We were kept guessing how would the characters end up. Though some were guessable, there were several unexpected scenes.
The cinematography was unexpectedly quite good. The camera works were likable, shot from good angles, reflections on the glass, etc.
What I dislike are the pace, acting and its dialog. Draggy pace, uncalled-for acts, profanity-full dialog, and often felt so fake. This is what most of Indonesian movies are like.
And then there were some stupid scenes that made me laughed mockingly. Like, why would you ask "Who are you?" to a burglar/killer who wears a mask and points a gun at you at your house?
Overall, this collaboration is good. I hope Indonesian movie makers could learn a lot from collaborations like these in the future, and in time they would make good movies themselves.
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