JAKARTA, PINUSPRESS - Dilan 1991, one of the most anticipated Indonesian movie in 2019 finally hit the theatre on 28 February 2019. Surprisingly, the romance movie broke the national record with the highest number of audience in one day. 800000 audience went to watch the movie and this number is the new record for the most number of audience in one day for a newly released movie in Indonesia.
Moreover, not only breaking national record, the total income earned by the production team of Dilan 1991 reached a whopping Rp. 25 trillion in 3 days, beating the most anticipated movie in 2018, Avengers: Infinity War which earned Rp. 23 trillion in 5 days.
“For me this is something unpredictable. I am sure that this movie is better than the prequel but I have no expectations of reaching this number. I guess from this experience, we can say that Indonesian movies’ quality has increased because a lot of international media are looking at us now” said by Ody Mulya Hidayat, the producer of Dilan 1991.
Dilan 1991 is the sequel of the movie Dilan 1990 which was release in January 2018. It is starred by Iqbal Ramadhan and Vanessa Priscilla. The story revolves around romantic relationship of a girl with a guy who is the leader of a motorcycle gang who loves to fight with others. It is an adaptation from a novel by Pidi Baiq.
“I hope Dilan 1991 will beat Warkop DKI as the movie with the highest number of national audience, which currently stands at 6.8 million” continued by Ody Mulya Hidayat.
Written by: Dionisius Radita