Indonesia’s blockbuster horror flick “KKN di Desa Penari” to be screened at US cinemas

KKN Desa Penari
Poster of “KKN di Desa Penari”. (Source: Instagram @kknmovie)

The movie made its international debut in neighbouring Singapore and Malaysia in May 2022. “KKN di Desa Penari” is Indonesia’s highest grossing movie of all time with 9,233,847 viewers, according to

The movie tells a story of six students — Nur (Tissa Biani), Widya (Adinda Thomas), Ayu (Aghniny Haque), Bima (Achmad Megantara), Anton (Calvin Jeremy), and Wahyu (Fajar Nugraha) — conducting a community work (KKN) program in a remote village.

It initially went smoothly, but over time, Widya and Nur experienced a series of supernatural events which brought them into an encounter with a dancer ghost. (rr)