Film list based on genre "Drama" - 2031 entry


  • Dunia Mereka (2006)

     (6/10) (1)

    (title translation: Their World) For Filly, the guitar substitutes for her mother who was killed in a plane crash. The Blues expresses her grief and her skill and taste in music brings her together with Ivan Bramono. They join the Capung Biru band. In addition to Ivan and Filly, there are Andi and Barbuk. But Filly…

  • Ekskul (2006)

     (4.5/10) (3)

    (title translation: Extracurricular) Joshua, a high school student, is a troubled adolescent. At school, he is the object of ridicule of Mike and his gang. He is hung on the school’s fence and his head is pushed down the toilet. At home, he is often beaten by his father and scolded by his mother for no…

  • Foto, Kotak dan Jendela (2006)

     (8/10) (2)

    (title translation: Photo, Box, and Window) TV producer, Dimas Airlangga and Nur Larasati, his magazine editor friend, are looking for a host for their TV show. One day, they meet Reno Barata, a new neighbour in their apartment block. Reno is in financial difficulties, so she accepts the offer to be the hostess of the TV…

  • Gue Kapok Jatuh Cinta (2006)

    (title translation: I've Had Enough with Love) David is just breaking up and seeing his pitiful situation, his four friends - Once, Andi, Eddie, and Piyu - introduce him to the exciting singles life in Jakarta. Once, Andi and Eddie all have bitter romantic experiences so they choose to be single. On the other hand, Piyu,…

  • Jatuh Cinta Lagi (2006)

    (title translation: Falling in Love Again) Lila is an idealistic, serious lawyer who defends tortured women. In contrast to her, Andre with his flirtatious attitude, is a corporate lawyer with big clients. Then Lila represents her client, Dr. Gatot, who wants to divorce his wife, Angel, a dangdut singer. Both parents want to custody of their…

  • Ruang (2006)

     (6.5/10) (4)

    (title translation: Room) Rais, a diplomat, returns home when his mother passes away. He goes to the house of his sister, Rima. There is an awkward situation, as both siblings don’t talk to each other. In a flashback, we learn that their mother left a Pandora’s box, which lends chaos to Rais’ life. We also learn…

  • Amorira (1932)

    This film has additional title: haat en liefde bij de bamboeboschbewoners van Borado-Likowali eiland Flores (love and hate in the bamboo forest of Borado-Likowali, Flores Island). It is possible that this fiction film tells more about changing a village's religion into Catholic, which is done by a missionary priest. But this story only starts in the…

  • Behind the Mosquito Net (1982)

     (8/10) (1)

    A portrait of newly married couple, Nurlela and Hasan, who have to live at the house of Nurlelas’s father. They do not have enough money to find a place of their own. Nurlela's father constantly compares Hasan negatively to his rich son-in-law Bakri (August Melasz), causes a friction between the young couple. Hasan and Nurlela fights…

  • Sri (1997)

    This might be the first Indonesian film to talk about death. Sri (Rina Ariyanti), coastal village girl, was married to old aristocrats Hendro (RMT Ronosuripto). Assuming saved from poverty and low social class (she could be a dancer in the palace), she was completely devoted to her husband who is a gambler, drinker and actually did…

  • A Question for Love (2000)

    This film almost literally visualize three short stories on which it is based. The difficulty was to assign real spaces in the film for the world of short stories that does not require material reality. The question of ”What is love?” is stretched into three periods: the 70s, the 80s and the 90s. The story which…