If you have kids and a Disney channel on your cable TV at home, most probably you already stumbled on one of the daily episodes of Upin & Ipin.
Well, there is a good news for you and your kids as Upin & Ipin: The Lone Gibbon Kriswill be screened cinemas today.
Watch the trailer here:https://www.facebook.com/cinemabravo/videos/1204386263102027/
Upin & Ipin: The Lone Gibbon Krisis said to be the most expensive Malaysian film in history reaching almost RM 20 million ($4.84 million) and roughly took five years for the entire production crew to finish this animated sequel.
Executive producer Burhanuddin Radzi says that he has made sure their latest masterpiece would follow the same quality of the international animated films as well as also elevate the standards of Malaysia's animation industry.
The original Malay-language version was simultaneously released in March in Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. It was well received by the fans, especially in its own country as it grossed around RM25 million in just three weeks.
It now stands as the highest-grossing local animated film in Malaysian cinema. The previous holder of the record was Incredibles 2,which made approximately RM21.7 million in local cinemas.
However, the Disney/Pixar film accomplished the milestone in a span of three months while Upin & Ipinonly took three weeks to break the record.
The film begins when Upin, Ipin, and their friends stumble upon a mysticalkerisin Tok Dalang’s storeroom that opens a portal and leads them straight into the heart of the kingdom. While trying to find their way back home to Kampung Durian Runtuh, the disoriented kids are suddenly burdened with the task of restoring the kingdom back to its former glory. With help from characters from Malaysian tales and folklore, Mat Jenin and Belalang, Upin, Ipin and their friends must overcome a series of challenging obstacles in this action-packed, magical and humorous adventure film.