Modification of The Iconic Panglipur Pencak Silat Movements in The Raid 2 Movie

I N Mufida, Y A Ekawardhani

ICOBEST 2021 - Digitalization and Opportunities in The Tough Time - ISBN 978-623-95562-1-1


The purpose of this research is to find the modification of the iconic Pencak Silat movements from Panglipur martial arts that were shown in The Raid 2 movie. Panglipur martial arts version of Pencak Silat is one of the traditional ones. Panglipur Pencak Silat movements and stances that were used in The Raid 2 movie are not as perfect as the original version since it was modified according to the needs of the movie scene. This study used the Ethnography research method to analyze the cultural identity that was contained in the characters of The Raid 2 movie. A descriptive qualitative method was also used to collect the data needed for this research. This method was also used to observed and study the visual of the Pencak Silat movements. The visual analysis was conducted by studying important and related scenes in The Raid 2 movies to find out whether there was a modification done to the Panglipur Pencak Silat movements. The visual analysis and studies proved that the Panglipur Pencak Silat movements that were shown in The Raid 2 movie were modified from its original movement version for the purpose and need of the movie. The impact of this study is the rise of interest in the audience in Indonesian traditional martial arts and culture through the modification of the Pencak Silat movements that are visualized through a modernized martial arts action movie.

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