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Jaka Sembung Sang Penakluk (1981)

Jaka Sembung Sang Penakluk (1981)

Jaka Sembung aka Parmin, Kandanghaur’s powerful champion, revolts against the Dutch who engage the prisoners in forced labor. To defeat Jaka Sembung, the Dutch holds a contest. Other champions arrive. Kobar loses but Hitam has the magic of Rawarontek that makes him unable to be killed if his body touches the ground. Then Jaka Sembung gets help from his girlfriend Surti, and Maria, the daughter of a local commander who disapproves of her father, and a powerful shaman who is able to perform magic to Jaka and cure his blindness by transplanting Surti’s eyes when she passes away. While showcasing camera tricks, the film also displays the power of white magic that is based on religious teachings.

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