Haji Backpacker


Haji Backpacker is a 2014 Indonesian film directed by Danial Rifki and released on 2 October 2014. The film, based on the novel of the same name by Aguk Irawan, stars Abimana Aryasatya, Dewi Sandra, Laudya Cynthia Bella, Laura Basuki, Pipik Dian Irawati, Ray Sahetapy, Dion Wiyoko, and Kenes Andari.[1]

Haji Backpacker
Film poster
Directed byDanial Rifki
Written byJujur Prananto
Danial Rifki
Based onHaji Backpacker
by Aguk Irawan
Produced byHB Naveen
StarringAbimana Aryasatya
Dewi Sandra
Laudya Cynthia Bella
Laura Basuki
Pipik Dian Irawati
Ray Sahetapy
Dion Wiyoko
Kenes Andari
Fita A. Ilham
CinematographyYoyok Budi Santoso
Edited byAndi Mamo
Music byIndra Q
Falcon Pictures
Release date
  • 2 October 2014 (2014-10-02)
Running time
107 minutes


Filming processEdit

This film that just do filming in five countries in Asia: China, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, India, and Iran, has now finally returned to Indonesia to continue the process of shooting at several places in the country. Many stories came when film director, Danial Rifki, was filmed in five countries.[2]

Filming in 5 different countries is not easy, a lot of processes that must be passed. One of them is a permit filming, but it can be passed by Haji Backpacker' team.[2]

This film hereafter heading 3 final destination: Vietnam, Tibet, and Nepal, to complete the process of shooting.[2]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Awards Category Recipients Results
2014 Indonesian Film Festival Best Leading Actor Abimana Aryasatya Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Laura Basuki Nominated
Maya Awards Best Actress in a Supporting Role Laura Basuki Nominated
Best Costume Design Quartini Sari & Judith Tedjamulja Nominated
Arifin C. Noer Award (Non Effectively Brief Appearance) Laudya Cynthia Bella Nominated
2015 Indonesian Movie Awards Best Actor Abimana Aryasatya Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Laura Basuki Won
Best Newcomer Actor/Actress HB Naveen Nominated
Favorite Actor Abimana Aryasatya Nominated
Favorite Newcomer Actor/Actress HB Naveen Nominated


  1. ^ Tampubolon, David (4 October 2014). "'Haji Backpacker': An enchantingly dark tale about the search for God". thejakartapost.com. Retrieved 6 November 2015.
  2. ^ a b c Deri, Deni (29 May 2014). "Cerita Film Haji Backpacker Yang Syuting di 5 Negara Asia". Cinema XXI. Retrieved 6 November 2015.

External linksEdit

  • Haji Backpacker on Facebook
  • Haji Backpacker on twitter
  • Haji Backpacker on metrotvnews.com