The Directors & Cast of UPIN & IPIN: THE LONE GIBBON KRIS Movie
After 10 years, Malaysia’s No.1 animated twin brothers Upin and Ipin are back to the Silver screen. This Les’ Copaque Production Sdn. Bhd. film is helmed by three talented young directors, Adam Amiruddin (director of ‘Upin & Ipin’ series), Syed Nurfaiz Khalid Syed Ibrahim (director of ‘Puteri’ series), and Ahmad Razuri Roseli (director of ‘Pada Zaman Dahulu’ series). It stars Asyiela Putri Azhar, Ahmad Mawardi Abdul Rahman, Mohd Amir Asyraf, Fakhrul Razi and Ernie Zakri. UPIN & IPIN: THE LONE GIBBON KRIS, which took 5 years to produce, will screen in cinemas nationwide starting 21st March 2019.
YB Dr. Mazlee bin Malik, Minister of Education (center) attending the UPIN & IPIN: THE LONE GIBBON KRIS Movie
UPIN & IPIN: THE LONE GIBBON KRIS Gala Night, held in GSC Mid Valley was attended by esteemed guests that includes YB Dr. Mazlee bin Malik the Minister of Education, producers, directors, voice actors, industry players and the media.
Ernie Zakri performing "Buai Laju-Laju"
Ernie Zakri’s exceptional vocals in “Buai Laju-Laju” and Fakhrul Razi’s performance of “Keris Sakti” entertained fans before the gala night was launched by YB Dr. Mazlee bin Malik. Both songs are the original soundtrack (OST) for UPIN & IPIN: THE LONE GIBBON KRIS.
(R-L) YB Mazlee bin Malik, Minister of Education and Haji Burhanuddin Md Radzi, Managing Director of Les' Copaque Production Sdn. Bhd.
The film, with the production cost of RM 20 Million, fully utilizes the expertise of local talents. Therefore, it is anticipated to boost the quality of the local animation industry to a higher level comparable to international animation. The date of the premiere, 21st March, is in line with the school holidays, and it is hoped that this film will be the ultimate choice for the whole family. This is because the 3D animated series ‘Upin & Ipin’ itself is a favorite of children, parents and even grandparents.
YB Dr. Mazlee bin Malik, Minister of Education and Haji Burhanuddin Md Radzi, Managing Director of Les' Copaque Production Sdn. Bhd. together with the Directors and Cast of UPIN & IPIN: THE LONE GIBBON KRIS Movie
UPIN & IPIN: THE LONE GIBBON KRIS tells of Upin and Ipin’s adventure with their friends in a fantastical kingdom called “Inderaloka”. There, they meet various well-known characters from local folklore such as Mat Jenin, Bawang Merah, Bawang Putih and Pak Belalang. Viewers will be able to recall the nostalgic stories they know in childhood as they watch the characters re-imagined and animated in 3D. The Kris itself is the anchor of the story, inspired by a real-life mysterious bladeless Malay dagger.
The Cast of UPIN & IPIN: THE LONE GIBBON KRIS Movie
UPIN & IPIN: THE LONE GIBBON KRIS is a 3D animated film produced by Les’ Copaque Production Sdn. Bhd., sponsored by Citrex Gummy bby Millenium Pharmacon International (MPI), co-sponsored by iNEST, distributed by GSC Movies, Astro as media partner, FunNow as digital partner and supported by Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn. Bhd. (MDEC) and the National Film Development Corporation Malaysia (FINAS).