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Wiro Sableng 212 (2018)

Indonesia, the 16th century, Wiro Sableng, a disciple from a mysterious Warrior named Sinto Gendeng, got a mission from his Master to take down Mahesa Birawa, her former disciple who betrayed her.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Vino G. Bastian Vino G. Bastian ... Wiro Sableng
Yayan Ruhian ... Mahesa Birawa
Fariz Alfarazi Fariz Alfarazi ... Bujang Gila Tapak Sakti
Ruth Marini Ruth Marini ... Sinto Gendeng
Marsha Timothy Marsha Timothy ... Bidadari Angin Timur
Sherina Munaf Sherina Munaf ... Anggini
Marcella Zalianty Marcella Zalianty ... Permaisuri
T. Rifnu Wikana T. Rifnu Wikana ... Kalasrenggi
Yusuf Mahardika Yusuf Mahardika ... Pangeran
Aghniny Haque Aghniny Haque ... Raramurni
Lukman Sardi Lukman Sardi ... Werku Alit
Dwi Sasono Dwi Sasono ... Raja Kamandaka
Happy Salma Happy Salma ... Suci
Marcell Siahaan Marcell Siahaan ... Ranaweleng
Restu Triandy Restu Triandy ... Dewa Tuak
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In a bandit raid that killed both his parents, 4-year-old WIRO SABLENG "Crazy Wiro" is rescued and raised by an eccentric old female warrior, SINTO GENDENG "Screwy Sinto". The perpetrator of the raid turns out to be Sinto's former disciple, MAHESA BIRAWA, who turns his back on her and uses her ultimate fighting technique for his own vicious purposes. Stung by betrayal and worried that Mahesa will grow even more dangerous, she teaches Wiro a secretive, legendary martial art called Silat and grooms him to be the next 212 Dragon Axe Warrior. After 17 years of training, Wiro inherits the mighty 212 Axe and fighting style from his master, leaving the mountains he has called home to put an end to Mahesa's evil plans. On his journey to find Mahesa, Wiro meets fellow travelers BUJANG GILA TAPAK SAKTI "Mad Mighty Fist" and ANGGINI. Wiro then comes to understand the teachings of 212, the balance of contrary forces and the thin line between good and evil. He becomes determined to improve himself... Written by Agung

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Based on the Indonesian superhero comic "Wiro Sableng" by Bastian Tito. See more »

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Great cinematographic, but need improvements in character building
1 September 2018 | by bowo_trahutomoSee all my reviews

I grew up as teenager in 1980's and I knew Wiro Sableng character from the novels. When I watch this movie it feels nostalgic to remember the memories of adolescence. The opposite for my teenage son, who grew up with Marvel comic characters, Batman v Superman movie, and Avengers films with super sophisticated CGI techniques, they were rather unable to enjoy this film.

This Wiro Sableng film is very extraordinary in terms of artistic, camera system, lighting, and the natural beauty presented. However, the scenario is a lot of holes and deficiencies in terms of building character to be recognized by laypeople who do not know the characters in the novel Wiro Sableng.

Don't expect too much to introduce the character of Wiro Sableng's stories to the international world, many Indonesian teenagers alone do not fully understand the characters displayed in this Wiro Sableng film. The uniqueness of Wiro Sableng's combat skills and Wiro's inner sanctum identity search should be explored in depth.

Wiro Sableng movie Director is supposed to learn from the movie director "Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon" movie which was able to make the lay audience understand the deep character and the complicated storyline without having to read the book's own story. Another example is the SWORDSMAN film in the 1990s played by Jet Li. Although ordinary audiences never read the original novel, the audience understood the names of the characters and the greatness of the characters through the Swordsman story.

Many lay audience who have never read Wiro Sableng's story are confused with many characters that appear because of "being forced" to appear in a very limited /short of time, without explanation of the background of the characters and the background history/review of the greatness of each character's combat skills.

I am very proud that Indonesian films can cooperate with international film distributors. Screenwriters and directors should be able to display more in-depth information about the uniqueness of the character with the perspective of a new audience who have never heard of the story of Wiro Sableng.

Most viewers who are able to be fascinated by this film are people who already understand the story of Wiro Sableng. But for lay audiences and teenagers who have never known the novel character Wiro Sableng will be confused with the appearance of characters which are explained in the novel but there is no explanation in the film so that the unique characters in the novel only appear very shallow and as if only a supplementary figures.

I hope a lot from this Wiro Sableng's Film producer. Hopefully, if the sequel will be made, it can involve international class actors such as Iko Uwais or Joe Taslim. The movie director needs to learn a lot from the movie director: TSUI HARK in terms of storytelling techniques; or learn from William Kong; Hsu Li-kong; Ang Lee when they make "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" movie.


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30 August 2018 (Indonesia) See more »

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