Kuntilanak 2 is a 2019 Indonesian supernatural horror film directed by Rizal Mantovani (Tembang Lingsir; JailanGkung; Wewe; et al) from a screenplay written by Alim Sudio (Rasuk; Taring). The MVP Pictures production stars Sandrinna Michelle, Andryan Bima, Ali Fikry and Adlu Fahrezi.
The film is obviously a sequel to Kuntilanak (2018), also directed by Rizal Mantovani.
Dinda (Sandrinna Michelle), who has escaped the Kuntilanak (female vampire ghost) terror, without the agreement of Aunt Donna (Nena Rosier), intends to meet someone who is believed to be her biological mother, Karmila.
Together with her younger siblings and accompanied by Julia and Edwin, they are trapped in a house in the middle of the forest. Dinda is again forced to deal with Kuntilanak, but in a different way rather than using spikes or spells…
“Being a wholly watchable sequel with some flaws in a jumbled narrative and way too bland pacing, this one features enough to like about it even though it’s a lower-tier film from the original. Give this a shot if you’re a fan of the first one and want to continue the story or an undiscerning Asian horror fanatic…” 3.5 stars out of 5, Don’s World of Horror and Exploitation
“The warmth of the family that was supposed to be the main force of this movie fails to be spotlighted due to the inclusion of inconsequential characters. In fact, the premise and conflict resolution promised go hand in hand. Unfortunately, the story of its branched focus and the evolving character traits makes the resolution empty and unimpressive.” Kincir [translated from Indonesian]
“The atmosphere built never works well because most of its function is just to enable CGI. Dialogue and interaction get blurry. It’s sad that the sequel can’t beat the not-so-good first film. But of course, the filmmakers will not care as long as there are still many viewers who like and swallow what they provide.” My Dirt Sheet [translated from Indonesian]
Cast and characters:
Sandrinna Michelle … Dinda
Andryan Bima … Kresna
Ali Fikry … Miko
Adlu Fahrezi … Panji
Ciara Nadine Brosnan … Ambar
Karina Suwandhi … Karmila
Maxime Bouttier … Edwin
Susan Sameh … Julia
Nena Rosier … Aunt Donna
T. Rifnu Wikana
Ayu Dyah Pasha
1 hour 40 minutes
Kuntilanak 2 was released in Malaysia on June 4, 2019.