ETA 26 December 2019
Cast Abimana Aryasatya, Bront Palarae, Tara Basro, Ario Bayu, Rio Dewanto
Director Joko Anwar
Genre Action, Adventure, Drama
Written and directed by Joko Anwar, Gundala is an Indonesian superhero film, which is set for release in Malaysian cinemas on 26 December. The film is adapted from the comic book character created by Harya “Hasmi” Suraminata in 1969.
Gundala centres on Sancaka (Abimana Aryasatya) who grows up in the crime-ridden streets of Jakarta, a place controlled by the evil crime boss Pengkor (Bront Palarae). One day, he finds his neighbour Wulan (Tara Basro) being harassed by thugs and so he reaches out to help.
Despite his remarkable martial arts skills,
he gets beaten down and is basically left for dead.
However, all of a sudden, a bolt of lightning from the skies strikes him, which not only heals him but gifts him tremendous superpowers.