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Didi Petet: Acting for Life

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sun, July 17 2011   /  08:00 am

JP/Wibisono NotodirdjoActor Didi Widiatmoko, aka Didi Petet, finds life values through acting. With three decades of experience in the film industry, the 54-year-old actor known for his roles in Catatan Si Boy (Boy’s Diaries) series and Si Kabayan Saba Kota (Kabayan Goes to City) sees family support as strength in his career.

“When I’m not preoccupied with work, I usually spend time with my family and friends. I don’t bring work home. Let that be my own world. My family members are as fond of acting as I am, but I don’t want to force them to be me. I’m sure my children learn much from my life. They don’t need formal education in acting.Up to now Indonesian movies are amazing in terms of the stories, values and conflicts which make them unique from other (countries). It doesn’t matter how people compare local films with Hollywood movies. People are entitled to thei...