The Raid or Serbuan Maut is an Indonesian martial arts action film directed by Welsh Director Gareth Evans and starring Iko Uwais. This is the second collaboration of Evans and Uwais after their first action film, Merantau ( 2009 ) . Both movies showcase Indonesian traditional martial art Pencak Silat in their choreography. The film premiered at The Toronto International Film Festival ( TIFF ) in 2011. Slated for release in Indonesia on 23rd March, 1931 the film already is set for release in the U.S & various other countries as well shortly. In fact for the U.S release there is also a separate musical score composed by Mike Shinoda of Linkin Park and Joseph Trapanese.There is also a Hollywood remake that is already lined up.
Synopsis-Deep in the heart of Jakarta’s slums lies an impenetrable derelict apartment building which became a safe house for the world’s most dangerous killers and gangsters. The rundown apartment block has been considered untouchable to even the bravest of the cops. Cloaked under the cover of pre-dawn darkness and silence, an elite team is tasked with raiding the derelict apartment in order to take down the notorious drug lord that runs it. But when a chance encounter with a spotter blows their cover and news of their assault reaches the drug lord, the building’s lights are cut off and all exits are blocked. Stranded on the 6th floor with no way out, the unit must fight their way through the city’s worst criminals to survive their mission.
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