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Seen on: 01/08/2021, 02/03/2011 (rewatch)

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Merantau (2009)

Directed by Gareth Evans

Action | Drama

Most recently watched by sensoria, noahphex, themarc, sensoria, noahphex

Overview

In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations to begin his “Merantau” a century’s old rites-of-passage to be carried out by the community’s young men that will see him leave the comforts of his idyllic farming village and make a name for himself in the bustling city of Jakarta.

Length 106 minutes

Actors

Mads Koudal | Iko Uwais | Christine Hakim | Yusuf Aulia | Alex Abbad | Yayan Ruhian | Laurent Buson | Ratna Galih | Donny Alamsyah | Chika Jessica

Viewing Notes

Fun to revisit this. Uwais looks so baby faced. You can easily see the potential in both action star and director here, looking back.

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