Can you imagine A SWAT Team becomes trapped in abandoned apartement run by Ruthless Crime Lord at 30 floors of hell, when there is nowhere left to run or hide, you have to fight or die. The director don’t give you time to exhale, the tensions will be higher on every floors. 20 ellite cops have to fight with the bunch of criminals to catch their leader, Tama who is played by one of the best actor in Indonesia Ray Sahetapy. Why is The Raid is so special? This movie has won three awards, Won Audience Award as Best Film in Dublin Film Festival, Busan Film Festival,People Choice Award in Toronto Film Festival, From IMDB, The Raid include in 50 the best action movies ever!
This is the first Indonesian movie which can be watched in America, Australia and many others countries. This collaboration, an American director Gareth Evans with Merantau production, a local movie company from Indonesia. The setting and all cast from Indonesia. Maybe this movie seems not different from others actions movies such as Die Hard, but in this movie you can see the traditional Indonesian martial art, pencak Silat. Iko Uwais and yayan Ruhioan (the main actor and his partner in this movie) create some pencak silat choreography for three months and train others casts, they did full body contact. So are you ready for breathtaking action movie with beautiful traditional martial art Pencak Silat, you must watch this movie.
Genre : Action, Crime, thriller
Director : Gareth Evans
Stars : Iko Uwais, Ray Sahetapy, Ananda George