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Indonesian Adaptation of Pinoy Film Kita-Kita 2017 Trailer Goes Viral


Kita Kita (I See You; キタ キタ) is a 2017 Philippine romantic comedy film written and directed by Sigrid Andrea P. Bernardo, and starring Alessandra de Rossi and Empoy Marquez. Set in Sapporo, Japan, the film follows Lea, a Filipino tourist guide living in Japan who goes blind, having witnessed her Japanese fiancé’s infidelity. After a while, fellow Filipino and charmer Tonyo make a sudden appearance and befriends the visually impaired Lea in the best possible ways; eventually, they fall for one another. The film is a co-production between Viva Films and Joyce Bernal and Piolo Pascual’s Spring Films.

Kita Kita only had a ₱10-million budget and its producers hoped to break even but the film eventually grossed ₱320 million, making it the highest-grossing Filipino indie film. Cinema Bravo, a Facebook page has shared the trailer for the Indonesian remake “Cinta Itu Buta (Love is Blind)” which immediately went viral.

Here is the post:

“Cinta Itu Buta (Love is Blind) | Kita Kita – Indonesian Adaptation | Trailers
Watch the trailer for the Indonesian remake of KITA KITA!

The Pinoy blockbuster hit #KitaKita,  starring Alessandra de Rossi and Empoy, now has an Indonesian version! 🇮🇩 ‘Cintu Itu Buta’ (Love is Blind). Opens October 10 in Indonesia.”

Cinta Itu Buta or Love is Blind is directed by Rachmania Arunita. Dodit Mulyanto and Shandy Aulia, star Kita Kita’s Indonesian version which is set in South Korea and follows a similar story.

On Instagram, Sigrid Andrea Bernardo, Kita Kita’s director, said that she got teary-eyed from watching Cinta Itu Buta’s trailer.

“Ugh.. got teary eyed  on this. Congratulations team #KitaKita and #CintuItuButa (@cintaitubutaofficial)! Can’t wait to watch this Indonesian remake shot in Busan, Korea!
Look!!! Tonyo @empoy and Lea @msderossi  “Watch the trailer for the Indonesian remake of KITA KITA! The Pinoy blockbuster hit #KitaKita, 🇵🇭starring Alessandra de Rossi and Empoy, now has an Indonesian version! 🇮🇩 ‘Cintu Itu Buta’ (Love is Blind). Opens October 10 in Indonesia.” (CinemaBravo)
Watch the full trailer here
https://youtu.be/9Rq8oQHH0LM” Bernardo wrote.

The netizens expressed how they love the original version and show supports on the Indonesian remake. Some also noticed that the Indonesian leading man is Empoy’s look alike.

@Raquel Sangco: “Yieee! Awesome adaptation of Kita Kita  No wonder why Kita Kita has captured hearts internationally ”
@Bongaitan Luvina: “Vanda Situmeang
you might wanna watch this Indonesian version of a Filipino Movie. Its really awesome. Some Indonesian words are really similar with Filipino words. ”
@Jenniña Decena-Hadlocon: “Different artist yet awesome adaptation! ”
@Maru Chan: “I cried at the end of this filipino movie ”
@Jade Ople: “wow! I don’t understand the language (I know it has subtitles) but it looks like a great film.”
@RoElle Hernandez: “It’s beautiful movie here in the phil. Indonisian remake is captivating too. Love from tbe Philippines”
@Ruelito Aguilar: “Wow empoy and alessandra, indonesian version ”
@Christo Pher: “Nice and the nature itself so calm and accommodating the guys similarly looks empoy”
@Erumi Shidou: Internationally recognized ang kapogian ni Empoy!”
@Reych Chelle P Cariño: “the actor looks like indonesian version of empoy of philippines  love it!”
@Maryliz Capate: “Fairness hawig sya n empoy  anyhow congrats ”
@Cherry Palma Basco: “hahaha.Empoy ng Indonesia.pareng Empoy still the best.”
@Ruth C. Cardinosa: “Pati tawa ni empoy ginaya , the best ka talaga empoy ”
@김대중김대중: “Ako lang ba nakapansin kahawig din ni Empoy yung lalaki. ”
@Rojemalliv Cris: “Pati ichura ni Empoy ginaya talaga. hehe!”
@Re Ri Realiza-Rivero: “Wow! Kamukha talaga ni empoy yung guy. Nakakatuwa naman..”
@Vhane Escorpiso: “Galing… nagkamovie tuloy yung indonesian boy na yan dahil kay empoy.ahhha sisikat din sya ..buti kamukha niya si empoy”

Starting Thursday, October 10, 2019, The Cinta Itu Buta will be shown in different cinemas and theaters in Indonesia.

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