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Upi Avianto: Taking bold directions

Jakarta   /   Sun, July 18 2010   /  12:30 pm

Courtesy of ChicScriptwriter/film director Upi Avianto, who gained success for action flicks Serigala Terakhir (the Last Wolf) and Radit dan Jani (Radit and Jani), used to say that she always loved the action genre. Just recently, however, she combined action and comedy in her latest work Red Cobex.
 
Right after the emcee ended the press briefing for the release of the movie Red Cobex at a restaurant in South Jakarta, dozens of reporters rushed to get one-on-one interviews with the actors such as Aida Nurmala, Cut Mini, Indy Barends, Sarah Sechan, Tika Panggabean and Irfan Hakim. While the celebrities were busy striking poses for cameras, Upi snuck back to her seat at the corner of the dining area. Upi once said on her blog that she had a hard time dealing with journalists, admitting she preferred to be behind the camera. With her short hair and bangs, Upi looked much younge...