I am nominating this for featured article because it is an in-depth look at a significant piece of propagandic material used by the New Order, one which helped shape the views of millions of schoolchildren over 13 years. Pengkhianatan G30S/PKI (admittedly much more recent than my last seven FACs) is a four-hour marathon depicting the rise and fall of the 30 September Movement, with a half hour dedicated exclusively to seven murders. It was compulsory viewing for much of the 80s and 90s, and broadcast yearly on Indonesian TV channels to, shall we say, remind the populace why the New Order and President Suharto were truly for the nation. I think this will be interesting reading, and I'm fairly certain that the prose is up to snuff. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 07:54, 18 August 2013 (UTC)
Why do we repeat reference  twice at the end of the section? Surely the last one would cover both adequately?
Per WP:CITE ("Sources are also required when quoting someone, with or without quotation marks, or closely paraphrasing a source."), which I've interpreted as meaning I need a footnote at the end of each sentence with a quote. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 22:57, 19 August 2013 (UTC)
"During the remainder of the 1980s and early 1990s the film's historical accuracy..." -- New paragraph should carry the article title upon first mention. It would also banish the repetition of "the film" a few words along.
"by the President,": I'm fine with this. Some will insist on lowercasing, and that's fine too, but I find that it's a losing battle in cases where the uppercasing is meant as a sign of respect. Modern style guides don't generally support the uppercasing, but Chicago sees your point, and my sense of the discussions on Wikipedia is that the fight isn't worth it.
Thanks for the heads up. We'll see what happens at this FAC. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 02:29, 20 August 2013 (UTC)
"President Sukarno (Umar Kayam) is ill and may die, while his political concept of Nasakom (nationalism, religion, and communism) has promoted an explosive growth in the PKI.": "while" usually means either "whereas" or "at the same time as"; neither meaning works here. (Happy to discuss this one.)
Changed to "meanwhile
"accept the leadership's explanation and works to compile": nonparallel - Dank (push to talk) 01:34, 20 August 2013 (UTC)
"After the fall of Suharto in 1998, the film has seen reduced use.": Since the ...
"They plan to launch a three pronged assault by kidnapping seven generals ..., overtake the city, and secure Sukarno.": They plan to kidnap seven generals ..., take over the city, and safeguard Sukarno.
None, the focus is on "this is Nasution". Our other pictures of him were pretty bad when I wrote this, but apparently we have this now (which is a very nice find) so I've changed the image (and the caption).. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 01:38, 25 August 2013 (UTC)
File:Pengkhianatan_G_30_S-PKI.jpg - no deal-breaker, but is it possible to add a "real" non-Wiki source here, maybe a PR-site from the producer? Or is that a scan from the original uploader?GermanJoe (talk) 20:38, 24 August 2013 (UTC)
As the underlying source is obviously the VCD cover itself, rather than any photographer, the person who created the scan does not affect its copyright. As such, I don't think we need a different source. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 00:07, 25 August 2013 (UTC)
Re: Producer's website: This article says that the company is essentially dead in the water and may face liquidation. No sort of "official website" — Crisco 1492 (talk) 00:58, 25 August 2013 (UTC)
Both points updated, thanks. The cover scan is clear enough (was only a "nice to have" point). GermanJoe (talk) 07:40, 26 August 2013 (UTC)
Thank you very much for the image review! — Crisco 1492 (talk) 12:06, 26 August 2013 (UTC)
Suharto's—very minor this, and you can ignore it. I prefer to link as Suharto's to avoid the colour change
I think I'll keep it black, if only because the next term is also linked (thus, to avoid WP:SEAOFBLUE). — Crisco 1492 (talk) 22:34, 26 August 2013 (UTC)
The Thirtieth of September Movement abbreviated as G30S —why is the abbreviation half Indonesian Gerakan and half English September?
Do you mean why is it Gerakan 30 September and not something else? September is Indonesian for September (via Dutch). — Crisco 1492 (talk) 22:34, 26 August 2013 (UTC)
In the linked article, it gives the alternative Gestok, for Gerakan 1 October, First of October Movement —why the confusion about the date?
The night of 30 September–1 October, bordering midnight; I'm fairly certain that's why both terms have popped. Here I've used G30S the whole time as that's the term the film uses, although I could add a bit about Gestok/Gerakan Satu Oktober to a footnote.
Kayam and Katamsi retook their roles for the latter film, —"reprised" seems more natural
Somehow I hadn't expected September to be the same in Indonesian!. Very nice article, supporting above now Jimfbleak -talk to me? 06:01, 27 August 2013 (UTC)
No worries! They are all very similar, but only April, September, and (in the formal orthography) November are the exact same (a variant spelling is Nopember, as many Indonesians have trouble pronouncing "f" or "v"). Thanks again for the review. — Crisco 1492 (talk) 08:10, 29 August 2013 (UTC)