Film list based on genre "Drama" - 2043 entry


  • Kutunggu di Sudut Semanggi (2004)

     (10/10) (1)

    (title translation: I'll Wait at the Corner of Semanggi) The film features the events taking place during the first Semanggi Tragedy, November 13th 1998. Combining fiction and real events, it uses footage from television coverage of the fSemanggi shootings. Lanang, a student activist in Atmajaya University, is preparing for a mass scale demonstration at the Parliament…

  • Panggung Pinggir Kali (2004)

    (title translation: Stage on the Riverside) Raihan's father is killed when he is caught robbing by an angry mob. Rani loves to sing so Raihan builds a bamboo stage for her near the village river. Then Raisan moves to Jakarta, becomes a street hawker and saves his money to marry Rani. Rani also moves to Jakarta…

  • Sangat Laki-laki (2004)

    (title translation: Very Manly) Andra is the champion goalkeeper in the campus soccer team. His love life is ruined as he spends most of his time and energy on the field. But this sport also gives him the opportunity to meet Riri, who claims that she has football running in her blood since her father died…

  • We Come in Peace (2004)

     (1/10) (1)

    Abi fails to get admitted to the Economic Faculty in University of Indonesia and he ends up getting involved in three miserable romances. The first girl, Melisa, is easily influenced by her friends, so she dumps Abi via telephone. Then there is Nadya the high school student. Abi tries to win her love by pretending to…

  • The Rainmaker (2004)

     (7.5/10) (3)

    In a barren and dry village located on the coast, Johan sends his weather research findings so an artificial rain can be deployed over the area. The beautiful traditional singer, Asih, with her voice and body, becomes an oasis to the villagers. This is her fate, says the puppet master. Asih’s maid is devoted to the…

  • Alexandria (2005)

    Bagas Gunawan, Rafi Primasto, and the beautiful Alexandria Yasmina, have been best friends for a long time. But when Bagas falls in love with Alexandria, he does not have the courage to tell her. Rafi, the playboy, encourages Bagas to let Alex know his feelings. Years later, Bagas is studying in Australia, and upon his return,…

  • Ketika Tinta Bicara (2005)

    (title translation: When Ink Spoke) Budi is a postman who works at the village post office. One day, Budi and Tejo, his colleague, have to face the reality that the post office will be closed as it is redundant, for the number of people using the postal service has decreased.

  • Mencari Madonna (2005)

     (4/10) (1)

    (title translation: Looking for Madonna) Based on a true story about the increasing HIV infection in Papua, Joseph is infected with HIV and tries to run away after hearing that a HIV patient was burnt to death by his family. He meets a sex worker from Java, Madonna, who changes his life. This film depicts how…

  • 9 Naga (2006)

     (7.5/10) (7)

    (title translation: Nine Dragons) Marwan, Lenny, and Donny have learned since childhood that blood makes money. So they all become assassins. Marwan, the commandant, is a ruthless and cynical figure. Donny, who repeatedly wants to take leave from his work, is depicted as a sibling who patiently accompanies his little brother to play football. Meanwhile, Lenny,…

  • Betina (2006)

     (6/10) (4)

    Betina feeds the cows, cleans their stalls and milks them. Since she was a child, she has lost her father. Her soldier father was accused of subversion and taken from Betina’s life because of the book, "NKRI Bukan Tuhan". Betina grows up to be an introvert and high strung, while her mother lives in a dream…