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Hide and Seek Minako

A group of young people having reunion in the old abandoned school. They play japanese ritual called Hittori Kakurenbo or hide and seek alone. the ritual requires a doll. One of them, Vindha bring her japanese ichimatsu doll for the ritual named Minako. The ritual itself requires blood from each of the participant. After the ritual begins, something wrong happens. Everybody runs for their life. The doll become alive. Meanwhile, Baron the main protagonist comes late. He doesnt want to come, he came because his girlfriend Gaby forced him to. Son as he arrives, he search for Gaby. He calls her name. Not even single person there.

Suddenly he met someone he know back in the highschool, Edward. But the Edward seem acts so weird. His teeths sharp as knive and his face is pale, he wounded, like he's been beaten up. The person chase Baron, until someone knocks him down. Baron meets Adam, another friend from highschool. Adam explains to Baron about the ritual and how the doll transform herself into human like form and suck the people's soul. Adam wants leave but suddenly he strangely passed away.

Baron opens his eyes, his friends Kaisar is helping him, they were in one of the room inside the school. Kaisar tells Baron about the rule of the ritual. That nobody can get out from the school before the ritual ends. That's why Adam is dead after he stepped out the school. The zombie-like people are called guardians, they are Minako's slaves. the guardians hunts people nd take them to Minako, so Minako culd take the soul.

Baron and Kaisar explores the school and encounters many guardians, They heard screaming and found out that was Vindha. But Vindha attaks by the guardian, she died with her diary all over her body. Baron collects Vindha's diary and found clues about how to stop Minako. They have to find salt to attack Minako. As they try to find salt, they met other survivor grup. Tiara, Randy and Destra, Destra didn't allowed Baron and Kaisar to join them to their safe haven in the church, because their friends called Mami made a rule for not bringing any survivor to their place. Baron tells Destra that he have strategy plan to stop Minako. They finally go together to the safe place, the abandoned church.

As they arrived at the church, Baron meets Mami. Everybody afraid with Mami, she's the first person who lead their way when they get chased by Minako. Mami is the leader. Baron and Mami discussed the strategy to fights Minako and ends the rituals. But from that plan, they seems not convinced with the plan. Baron then meets Gaby, who also saved by Mami. But Gaby was very shock, she cannot speaks. Baron feel guilty to see her.

Baron and the others tries their plan, but the plan is not working, Minako knows their plan. Everybody runs for their life. Kaisar savrifice his self to help Baron to runaway. baron is wounded and unconsciouss. Mami woke Baron and gets angry because Baron didn't tell her about a secret from Vindha's diary, that there's only one person who can survive the rituals. Destra hears the rule and started to kill everybody. Baron and Gaby runs, runs from other friends who kills each other and runs from Minako. Baron and Gaby no longer trust anybody. Baron and Gaby try to find a way and fights Minako. With only strong will and hope Baron fights Minako, Baron fails and almost turn into guardian, but Gaby helps Baron, she burns Minako to death.

  • Billy Christian
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  • Nicky Tirta
    Key Cast
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  • Gandhi Fernando
    Key Cast
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  • Regina Rengganis
    Key Cast
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  • Wendy Wilson
    Key Cast
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  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Petak Umpet Minako
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    Horror, Thriller, Fantasy
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 27 minutes 10 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 30, 2017
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Director Biography - Billy Christian

Billy Christian graduated from Jakarta Institute of The Arts focused on film directing. He made short films since 15 years old. Started his career as asistant director in Indonesian film film industry. His debut is a movie titled Hi5teria, premiered at Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival 2012 and at the same time he won NAFF IT project 2012 titled Blue Blood. His horror film Tuyul Part 1 won best horror film in Winter Film Festival, New York in 2016. Billy already made 10 film projects in Indonesia. His dream is creating more genre films in Indonesian film industry.

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