Upi’s 7 Best Films Directed by ‘Sri Asih’, Often Cooperating with Vino G. Bastian

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Upi will release the latest film ‘Sri Asih’ in the near future.

Ade Wismoyo

Sunday, July 10, 2022 | 15:35 WIB

1NEWS – Sartri Dania Sulfiati or better known as Upi is one of the country’s most famous directors. Soon, Upi will release his long-awaited newest film, Pevita Pearce fans and Bumi Langit Cinematic Universe fans, “Sri Asih”.

While waiting for the release schedule of “Sri Asih”, take a look at some of Upi’s best films below.

1. My Stupid Boss (2016)

Upi best movies (IMDb)

Upi took Reza Rahadian and Bunga Citra Lestari to star in the film “My Stupid Boss”. Because of this film, Upi was nominated for the Best Director and Best Adapted Screenplay categories at the Indonesian Film Festival (FFI). “My Stupid Boss” was watched by over 3 million people when it hit theaters in 2016.

2. My Stupid Boss 2 (2019)

Upi best movies (IMDb)
Upi best movies (IMDb)

Therefore, Upi is again trusted to be the director of “My Stupid Boss 2”. Unfortunately, the sequel, which was released in 2019, did not reach 2 million people in theaters. But for those who missed it, “My Stupid Boss” and “My Stupid Boss 2” can now enjoy both through Netflix.

3. Reality, Love and Rock ‘n Roll (2006)

Upi best movies (IMDb)
Upi best movies (IMDb)

Old movie fans will know the movie “Reality, Love and Rock ‘n Roll”. Upi acts as a director and screenwriter for the film, starring Vino G. Bastian, Herjunot Ali, and Nadine Chandrawinata. Maxtream provides this film if you are curious to watch it!

4. Radit and Jani (2008)

Upi best movies (IMDb)
Upi best movies (IMDb)

Following the success of “Realita, Cinta and Rock ‘n Roll”, “Radit and Jani” again took Vino G. Bastian as the main character. “Radit and Jani” received many awards, one of which named Vino G. Bastian and Fahrani as the winners of the Best Main Actor category at the Indonesian Film Festival. “Radit and Jani” directed by Upi is now available on the Vidio app.

5. 30 Days of Searching for Love (2004)

Upi best movies (IMDb)
Upi best movies (IMDb)

“30 Days of Searching for Love” is not only known as an Indonesian teen drama film, but also an OST released by Sheila on 7 in the form of an album. The film, directed by Upi, stars Nirina Zubir, Maria Agnes, Dina Olivia, and Revaldo. Vino G. Bastian and Luna Maya also starred in “30 Days of Searching for Love” although they are not the main characters.

6. The Last Wolf (2009)

Upi best movies (IMDb)
Upi best movies (IMDb)

Upi’s “Last Wolf” can be seen on Netflix today. Upi Avianto won the Praised Director award at the Bandung Film Festival thanks to the film starring Vino G. Bastian. In the time span of the release of this film, Vino and Upi are rumored to be dating.

7. Sri Asih (2022)

Upi best movies (IMDb)
Upi best movies (IMDb)

“Sri Asih” will be Upi Avianto’s newest film, aka Upi Rocks. Despite writing a lot of screenplays, Upi doesn’t actually direct films very often. Regarding the scenario, Upi collaborated with Joko Anwar to work on “Sri Asih” played by Pevita Pearce together. “Sri Asih” will be one of the local heroes who color the Bumi Langit Cinematic Universe after “Gundala” (2019).

Scheduled to be released in 2020, “Sri Asih”, which has not yet determined a show schedule, is confirmed to be in theaters in 2022. While waiting for “Sri Asih”, don’t forget to watch Upi’s other works!

Contributor: Neressa Prahastiwi

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