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`MERANTAU' revives Indonesia's martial arts in film

  • Triwik Kurniasari

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Sun, August 2 2009 | 01:12 pm
`MERANTAU' revives Indonesia's martial arts in film (Courtesy of PT Merantau Film)" src="http://www.thejakartapost.com/files/images/sp18-a_5.jpg" alt="(Courtesy of PT Merantau Film)

PREMIUM Years ago, Indonesia's martial arts movies like Si Pitung (the Robin Hood of Betawi) or Si Buta dari Gua Hantu (the Blind Man from the Ghost Cave) were the must-see movies for all movie goers, depicting the power and beauty of the moves of pencak silat (traditional Indonesian martial art). The two action heroes were the idols of many people, from youngsters to adults, similar to Superman and ...