Susi Susanti: Love All


Susi Susanti: Love All is a 2019 Indonesian biographical film about Susi Susanti, badminton athlete who won the first gold medal for Indonesia at the 1992 Summer Olympics. The film was directed by Sim F in his directorial debut.[1] The film stars Laura Basuki as Susanti and Dion Wiyoko as Alan Budikusuma.[2]

Susi Susanti: Love All
Directed bySim F
Screenplay by
  • Raditya
  • Raymond Lee
  • Daud Sumolang
  • Sinar Ayu Massie
Story bySyarika Bralini
Produced by
CinematographyYunus Pasolang
Edited by
  • Robby Barus
  • Arifin Cu'unk
  • Shiran Amir
  • Cody Miller
Music by
  • Aghi Narottama
  • Bemby Gusti
  • Tony Merle
  • Time International Films
  • Damn! I Love Indonesia Movies
  • Oreima Films
  • East West Synergy
  • Melon Indonesia
  • Buddy Buddy Pictures
Distributed byDisney+ Hotstar
Release date
  • 24 October 2019 (2019-10-24)
Running time
96 minutes
Box officeRp 7.6 billion

The film was theatrically released on 24 October 2019. For her portrayal of Susanti, Basuki won the Citra Award for Best Actress, the film's only win out of thirteen nominations it received at the ceremony.


Susi Susanti: Love All tells about the life of Susi Susanti from her childhood until her retirement, including her life during May 1998 riots of Indonesia, her citizenship and her relationship with Alan Budikusuma.[1]



The idea of the film was conceived after producer Daniel Mananta had a conversation with Susanti in a show, then he was interested to adapt her life story into a film. Susanti revealed that once a production company approached to do so, but the project had never realized.[3]

The production of the film started in 2016, then director Sim F joined in mid-2017 to develop the screenplay. Susanti also contributed during the production by providing properties, such as medals, trophies, and photos.[4] Basuki and Wiyoko were trained for five months under an athlete's treatment by Susanti's then-coach, Liang Chu Sia.[5]

Principal photography began in August 2018.[6] The filming took place in the actual locations around Tasikmalaya, Pangandaran, and Jakarta.


Susi Susanti: Love All was theatrically released on 24 October 2019. The film garnered 190,241 moviegoers during its run and grossed Rp 7.6 billion ($533,502).[7] Disney+ Hotstar acquired the distribution rights to the film, releasing it on 1 January 2021.[8]

The film was screened at the 2021 Beijing International Film Festival.[9]


Award Date Category Recipient Result Ref.
Tempo Film Festival 16 December 2019 Best Actress Laura Basuki Won [10]
Maya Awards 8 February 2020 Best Directorial Debut Film Sim F Nominated [11]
Best Actress Laura Basuki Nominated
Best Children/Teen Actress/Actor Moira Tabina Zayn Nominated
Best Costume Design Nuni Triani Nominated
Indonesian Movie Actors Awards 25 July 2020 Favorite Film Time International Films, Damn! I Love Indonesian Movies, Oreima Films, and East West Synergy Nominated [12]
Best/Favorite Actress Laura Basuki Best
Best/Favorite Supporting Actor Lukman Sardi Nominated
Best Children Actor/Actress Moira Tabina Zayn Nominated
Bandung Film Festival 14 November 2020 Best Actress Laura Basuki Nominated [13]
Best Cinematography Yunus Pasolang Nominated
Citra Awards 5 December 2020 Best Picture Daniel Mananta, Reza Hidayat, and Guillaume Catala Nominated [14]
Best Director Sim F. Nominated
Best Actor Dion Wiyoko Nominated
Best Actress Laura Basuki Won
Best Supporting Actor Iszur Muchtar Nominated
Best Original Screenplay Syafira Bralini, Raditya, Daud Sumolang, Sinar Ayu Massie, and Raymond Lee Nominated
Best Cinematography Yunus Pasolang Nominated
Best Production Design Frans XR Paat Nominated
Best Sound Mohamad Ikhsan and Trisno Nominated
Best Original Score Aghi Narottama and Bemby Gusti Nominated
Best Costume Design Nuni Triani Nominated
Best Makeup and Hairstyling Eba Sheba Nominated
Best Visual Effects Satrya Mahardhika, Wahyu Ponco, Ardian Krisna Wijaya, and Stephen Kingsyah Nominated


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  2. ^ Pangerang, Andi Muttya Keteng (17 September 2018). Dewi, Bestari Kumala (ed.). "Penampilan Perdana Laura Basuki sebagai Susy Susanti" [First look of Laura Basuki as Susi Susanti]. Kompas. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  3. ^ Laksamana, Nugyasa (17 October 2019). Dennys, Ferril (ed.). "Awal Tercetusnya Ide Pembuatan Film Susi Susanti: Love All" [How Susi Susanti: Love All was conceived]. Kompas. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  4. ^ Paramaesti, Chitra (23 October 2019). Hayati, Istiqomatul (ed.). "Film Susi Susanti Love All, Proses Lama dengan Hasil Gemilang" [Susi Susanti: Love All, a Long Process with an Outstanding Outcome]. Tempo. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  5. ^ Arbar, Thea Fathanah (20 September 2019). "Laura Basuki Curhat Rasanya Hidup Jadi "Susi Susanti"" [Laura Basuki spills how it is living as Susi Susanti]. CNBC Indonesia. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  6. ^ Sembiring, Ira Gita Natalia (19 September 2018). Dewi, Bestari Kumala (ed.). "Kisah Perjuangan Pebulutangkis Susy Susanti Diangkat ke Layar Lebar" [The life of Susi Susanti is adapted into cinema]. Kompas. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
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  8. ^ Dwinanda, Reiny (5 January 2021). "Susi Susanti: Love All Tayang di Disney+ Hotstar" [Susi Susanti: Love All is available on Disney+ Hotstar]. Republika. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  9. ^ Sutriyanto, Eko, ed. (25 September 2021). "Film Susi Susanti: Love All dan A Man Called Ahok Ramaikan Beijing International Film Festival" [Susi Susanti: Love All and A Man Called Ahok to be screened at the Beijing International Film Festival]. Tribun Network. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  10. ^ Shaidra, Aisha (16 December 2019). "Daftar Pemenang Film Pilihan Tempo 2019" [List of Tempo Film Festival winners]. Tempo. Retrieved 20 December 2020.
  11. ^ "Daftar Nominasi Piala Maya 2020" [A full list of 2020 Maya Awards nominations]. CNN Indonesia. 23 January 2020. Retrieved 4 February 2020.
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  13. ^ Pradana, Bagus (10 September 2020). "Imperfect Raih Tujuh Nominasi di Festival Film Bandung 2020" [Imperfect received seven nominations at the 2020 Bandung Film Festival]. Media Indonesia. Retrieved 27 September 2021.
  14. ^ Asih, Ratnaning (8 November 2020). "Daftar Nominasi FFI 2020, Perempuan Tanah Jahanam Muncul di Mayoritas Kategori" [The full list of Citra Awards nominations, Impetigore leads]. Retrieved 24 September 2021.