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Indonesian Horror Movie 'Tuyul' Returns to Cinemas This Weekend

Lisa Siregar
March 4, 2016 | 8:52 am
Gandhi Fernando (left) with the cast of "Tuyul." (JG Photo/Lisa Siregar)
Gandhi Fernando (left) with the cast of "Tuyul." (JG Photo/Lisa Siregar)

Jakarta. Indonesian horror movie "Tuyul" will return to CGV Blitz cinemas in Jakarta, Bekasi, Bandung, Balikpapan, Karawang, Cirebon and Yogyakarta this weekend.

Producer and actor Gandhi Fernando said the movie is returning to cinemas to celebrate their recent successes in film festivals. "Tuyul" won the best movie award at the Winter Film Awards Film Festival in New York last month. Back in October, the movie also sold out their shows at the Puerto Rico Horror Film Festival, the biggest of its kind in the Carribean region.

"We were the only representative from the Asian region. I had a friend pick up the award for me because I did not expect to win at all," he said.

"Tuyul" is directed by Billy Christian and starring Gandhi, Dinda Kanya Dewi, Citra Prima, Ingrid Widjanarko and Karina Nadila. It follows a couple who move to a rural area due to the husband's new job at a tea plantation. After finding a mysterious bottle inside the old house that they live in, the expecting couple begin to stumble upon strange occurrences that may harm their unborn baby.


Tuyul is a mythical spirit that is known in the Southeast Asian region and often appears in a form of a child.

"Tuyul" the movie will be showing on March 5 and 6 at CGV Blitz in Grand Indonesia (Jakarta), Bekasi Cyber Park (Bekasi), BEC Mall (Bandung), Miko Mall (Bandung), Plaza Balikpapan (Balikpapan), Festive Walk (Karawang), Grage City Mall (Cirebon) and J-Walk (Yogyakarta).

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