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Sequel to Satan’s Servant Enters IMAX Screen

Sequel to Satan’s Servant Enters IMAX Screen

Joko Anwar’s latest film “Servant of Satan 2: Communion” is the first film from Indonesia and Southeast Asia to have undergone the Digital Remastering (DMR) process using IMAX technology.

The film, which was produced by Rapi Films, in collaboration with Come and See Pictures, Sky Media, Brown Entertainment, and Legacy Pictures, provides a breakthrough by using IMAX technology to provide viewing pleasure and a more satisfying cinematic experience for film lovers.

As for Joko Anwar, the director and screenwriter of ‘Servant of Satan 2: Communion’, he is proud that his work can be broadcast on IMAX. Moreover, not all films can be shown in IMAX.

“Actually, we want to give something more, because if we do it like this, the audience won’t want to go back to watching Indonesian films. That’s why we want to make more, we try to explore what we can and provide more things than the first,” said Joko Anwar when met by Media Indonesia at a press conference at IMAX Gandaria City, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, Monday (25/25/2020). 7).

“We also want to give it a more cinematic experience. And that more experience is in a form of spectacle with a format that is more than just an ordinary cinema, namely IMAX,” he added.

Producer of Come and See Pictures, Tia Hasibuan explained that it took almost a month to submit ‘Servant of Satan 2: Communion’ to IMAX in Hollywood, there was a fairly strict selection process.

“We sent the film to the IMAX studio in Hollywood, the process took about 3 weeks, then the results of the film using IMAX technology were sent to us, then we watched it here. Honestly, when we watched the film, we were very surprised because all the details became very detailed. different, the sound becomes more spread out, the visual effect is also clearer and clearer,” he said.

On the other hand, Vice President – Theater Sales: India, South East Asia, Australia and New Zealand IMAX, Preetham Daniel said the reason for choosing ‘Servant of Satan 2: Communion’ as the first film in ASEAN to undergo a digital remastering process using IMAX technology.

“Film Pengabdi Setan 2: Communion is a film with a strong IP and has high technical quality so it deserves IMAX treatment. We feel proud and honored to be part of the history of Indonesian cinema,” said Preetham.

Furthermore, Preetham also said that IMAX technology can provide excellent film quality. This technology will help stories, visuals, ideas and all technical aspects to be more interesting to watch, moviegoers can feel scene by scene with detail and more real.

“With IMAX screens, viewers can experience viewing with a wider screen coverage and richer color spectrum. In addition, next-generation precision sound will also create the largest audio evenly throughout the room so that viewers can experience sharper sound. ,” he insisted.

Servants of Satan 2: Communion will hit theaters on August 4 and a special screening at IMAX on July 30, 2022. With the various advantages presented by IMAX, watching ‘Servant of Satan 2: Communion’ on IMAX certainly brings a different viewing experience, the audience can feel the sensation of being in the scene.

The list of IMAX that will present this special screening includes Gandaria City IMAX (Jakarta), Kelapa Gading IMAX (Jakarta), Summarecon Mall Serpong IMAX (Tangerang), The Breeze IMAX (Tangerang), Summarecon Mall Bekasi IMAX (Bekasi), AEON Mall Sentul City IMAX (Bogor), Tunjungan 5 IMAX (Surabaya), Pakuwon IMAX (Surabaya), and Delipark IMAX (Medan).

For information, the film ‘Servant of Satan’ which was released in 2017 in Indonesia and starred Tara Basro and Bront Palarae was the highest-grossing film that year with a total cinema audience of 4,206,103. In addition, at the 2017 Indonesian Film Festival, this film received 13 nominations and won 7 of them.

Pengabdi Setan 2: Communion still stars main characters such as Tara Basro, Bront Palarae, Endy Arfian, Nasar Anuz, Egi Fedly, Ayu Laksmi with additional young and senior stars such as Muzakki Ramdhan, Fatih Unru, Ratu Felisha, Jourdy Pranata, Kiki Narendra , Nafiza Fatia Rani and Iqbal Sulaiman. There are also several other cast members who will be announced soon.

The film ‘Pengabdi Setan 2: Communion’ focuses on Rini’s family (Tara Basro) after moving to an old flat (rusun) which has many mysterious secrets in it. (M-2)


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