Mystery of the Ape and his 8 Multi-Colored Warriors (1977)
the Strangest of All Martial Arts Films!
Original Indonesian Bahasa title: MISTERI
APE DAN 8 WARGA MULTI-WARNA [Mystery of the Ape and his Multi-Colored Warriors]
also known as MYSTERY OF 8 WARRIORS
starring Sutrisno Wijaya · Lilick A. Deliana · Sari Asimoro
· Munajat Ba · Sutieno · Alim Binono
and dread consume a remote village after a mysterious ape-man attacks
and captures eight warriors. Women start disappearing. A rogue swordsman
named Jaka arrives but is immediately under suspicion and attacked by
the villagers. After a scrimmage, he is cursed by someone during a town
meeting. In a violent spasm he attacks and tries to rape Endang, the
daughter of the local martial arts school master. He is captured and
hung upside-down (to circulate his blood and rid the curse). Meanwhile,
the Ape - uncomfortable with Jaka's arrival - sends his warriors [now
dressed in multi-colored outfits] to challenge him but they fail. More
violent deaths plague the community plus the Ape decides to replace
his current sex slave with a new female. Eventually, Jaka wages war
against the Ape and his warrior army inside Hell Cave.
Indonesian film with English Subtitles; widescreen format, uncut version
DVD encoded for ALL REGIONS NTSC; extras include selected theatrical trailers.