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KKN di Desa Penari

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KKN di Desa Penari
Directed byAwi Suryadi
Written byLele Maila
Gerald Mamahit
Based onKKN di Desa Penari
by SimpleMan
Produced byManoj Punjabi
  • Tissa Biani
  • Adinda Thomas
  • Achmad Megantara
  • Aghniny Haque
  • Calvin Jeremy
  • Fajar Nugraha
CinematographyIpung Rachmat Syaiful
Edited byFirdauzi Trizkiyanto
Denny Rihardie
Music byRicky Lionardi
MD Pictures
Pichouse Films
Release date
  • April 30, 2022 (2022-04-30)
Running time
121 minutes (PG 13+ cut version)
130 minutes (17+ uncensored version)
175 minutes (extended cut version)
BudgetRp 15 Billion
$1.04 Million[1]
Box office$26 Million

KKN di Desa Penari (lit.'KKN in dancer's village') is a 2022 Indonesian horror film directed by Awi Suryadi, based on a viral Twitter thread of the same name (later rewritten as a novel) by SimpleMan, produced by MD Pictures and its subsidiary, Pichouse Films. This film stars Tissa Biani, Adinda Thomas, and Achmad Megantara. This film released on April 30, 2022, previously this film was planned to be released on March 19, 2020, and than on February 24, 2022, but both of the date has pulled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[2][3] Upon its release, it became the highest-grossing film in Indonesian history.[4]

A prequel titled Badarawuhi di Desa Penari was released on 2024.


Nur (Tissa Biani), Widya (Adinda Thomas), Ayu (Aghniny Haque), Bima (Achmad Megantara), Anton (Calvin Jeremy), and Wahyu (Fajar Nugraha) will carry out KKN (Student study service) in a remote village.[5]
They never think that the village they chose turns out to be extraordinary. Mr. Prabu (Kiki Narendra) the village head, warns them not to cross the prohibited gate. The mysterious place might have something to do with the beautiful dancer who starts to disturb Nur and also Widya. One by one began to feel the strangeness of the village. Bima begins to change his attitude. Their KKN is a mess. It seems that the invisible inhabitants of the village do not like them. Nur finally discovers that one of them violates a fatal rule in the village. The terror of the mysterious dancer is even more sinister. They ask for help from Mbah Buyut (Diding Boneng), a local shaman. Too late. They are threatened not to be able to return safely from the village known as the Dancer's Village.



This film broke the record as the highest-grossing Indonesian film of all time, with the number of tickets selling at least 9.233.847 viewers as of September 8, 2022.[6] It replaced the position of Warkop DKI Reborn: Jangkrik Boss! Part 1 by Anggy Umbara which held the record for the highest-grossing Indonesian film of all time for almost six years.[4]

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  1. ^ Indonesia, C. N. N. "Produser Ungkap Biaya Produksi Film KKN di Desa Penari". hiburan (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2022-06-04.
  2. ^ Pramantie, Caroline; Rahadian, Taufik (17 April 2022). "Film KKN di Desa Penari Tayang 30 April 2022 di Bioskop". kumparan (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2022-06-04.
  3. ^ Praafthi, Sasya Semitari. "KKN di Desa Penari Akhirnya akan Tayang Setelah 2 Tahun Gagal Rilis - Zona Banten". zonabanten.pikiran-rakyat.com (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2022-06-04.
  4. ^ a b Nursaniyah, Fitri (2022-05-19). "KKN di Desa Penari Geser Warkop DKI Reborn sebagai Film Indonesia Terlaris Sepanjang Masa". KOMPAS.com (in Indonesian). Retrieved 2022-06-04.
  5. ^ Remote village is a village that far away from cities and places where most people live, and are therefore difficult to get to.[1]
  6. ^ "Data penonton tahun 2022". filmindonesia.or.id. Retrieved 2022-09-08.

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