Film list based on genre "Drama" - 2063 entry


  • Tak Cukup Hanya Cinta (1997)

    (title translation: Love is Not Enough) Irna comes from a broken family. She works as a journalist and has a good heart. Amran, her former boyfriend, shocks her by leaving his son with her. While his daughter, Dian, is very naughty, she becomes close to Irna. Amran tells her that he is going to visit his…

  • Telegram (1997)

    A telegram is sent from Denpasar informing Daku, a journalist, that his mother has died. Daku is originally from and lives in Jakarta, and wants to free himself from his family. But in a Balinese context, the family requires an obligation towards upholding customs and tradition. This news sparks other conflicts within Daku. He had always…

  • Trauma Perselingkuhan (1997)

     (1/10) (1)

    (title translation: Adultery Trauma) Ayu is always troubled by nightmares, after having sex with her husband Tito, a lecturer. To cope with this problem, she is seeing a psychologist who is Tito’s colleague. The problem begins to lessen, but then she catches Tito having an affair with his student. Later, she also catches her psychologist in…

  • Kisah Veronika (1999)

    (title translation: Veronika's Story) After her parents are laid off from their job, Veronika ventures to the city to look for work. She gets a job in an insurance company. To get customers, she uses ways that she does not like. Veronika’s career rises quickly and she becomes the hot topic amongst the managers. One night,…

  • The Poet (1999)

     (7.5/10) (2)

    Set during the violent takeover by Suharto in 1965, the film is based on the memories of Ibrahim Kadir, a poet. For 22 days in jail, the film retells what he witnessed - depressing and sorrowful experiences. One of Ibrahim’s duties in jail was to put a sack over his cellmates’ head who are then executed…

  • Aku, Dia dan Mereka (2002)

    (title translation: Me, Him and Them) Tiara, Hans, Nina and Jo are friends living in Melbourne, Australia. Their friendship takes a dramatic turn when Tiara returns to Jakarta and leaves her boyfriend, Rama. Then Jo and Rama start an affair, and conflict sparks when Tiara comes back to Australia.

  • Indah dalam Praduga (2002)

    (title translation: Beauty in Prejudice) Ndaru, an idealistic Indonesian, and Tania, a designer of Chinese descent, try to show the world that their ethnic differences do not stop them from loving each other. Tania rejects Aming, the man whom her family chooses. Among the subplots are Marco, Ndaru’s friend, who is a drug addict who meets…

  • Satu Nyawa dalam Denting Lonceng Kecil (2002)

    (title translation: One Life in a Small Chiming Bell) When his business goes bad, Hanggar drinks, gambles and hits his wife, Risma. Tami, Risma’s cousin, and her son, Bano, also live with them. One night, Hanggar arrives home wasted, and is killed when someone hits him. Risma suspects Tami as the latter could not bear seeing…

  • 100% Sari (2003)

     (6/10) (1)

    Sari, a 17-year-old Balinese girl, is the daughter of a famous painter. In charge of her father's gallery, she is also expected to continue preserving the traditional values. But secretly, Sari wants to become a disc jockey (DJ), knowing that her father would oppose it. Sari's father is preoccupied with his own problem, fearing that his…

  • Kiamat Sudah Dekat (2003)

     (6.5/10) (3)

    (title translation: Doom is Near) Fandy, a rocker born in America, falls in love with the beautiful Sarah, who wears the traditional hijab (veil covering the head). Unfortunately, Sarah has been paired off with a guy who is still studying in Cairo. Daughter of H Romli, he does not want to marry his daughter to a…