Film list based on genre "Drama" - 2081 entry


  • 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…

  • Novel Tanpa Huruf 'R' (2003)

     (6.5/10) (3)

    (title translation: Novel Without the Letter 'R') Drum has a violent childhood and his mother goes missing in the ocean when they try to escape from the village. Then a car hits his father in front of him while his Chinese girlfriend is killed in a riot. When he grows up, he works as a crime…

  • Pelangi di Atas Prahara (2003)

    (title translation: Rainbow Above the Tempest) Two Indonesian students, Arman and Andara, meet in Perth, Australia. Arman is obsessed with photography and the story touches on the controversy concerning pornographic VCDs in 2001. An illicitly circulating VCD shows two people making love. The real people in the pornographic VCDs become the victims of disclosure whose private…

  • Singa Karawang Bekasi (2003)

     (10/10) (1)

    (title translation: Lion of Karawang Bekasi) Set during the war between Dutch/Allied troops and the people of Cibening Cakung in 1945, the story begins when a young man captures 22 Indian soldiers and four British crew members who land on Rawa Gatel. Based on real events, the factual protagonists are KH Noer Ali, leader of Laskar…

  • Angel's Cry (2004)

    Bulan is a street hawker whose parents were killed during the Bali Bombing in 2002. A talented sculptor, she secretly carves a statue inside a cave that she names the Angel's Cry. She gives the statue as a gift to her friend, Kevin, a mixed Balinese Caucasian, who wants to help by displaying the sculpture at…

  • Anne van Jogja (2004)

    Anne’s mixed Dutch – Javanese parentage causes her father to be banished by his family. After building his own plantation, Anne’s father dies in an accident when she was a child. When she turns 10, Jogja is in a crisis. Anne’s school is closed, and the company run by her Dutch mother has to be handed…

  • Brownies (2004)

     (6.5/10) (3)

    Mel, a successful advertising professional, finds out that her fiancé, Joe, is having an affair. Didi, her best friend, has opposed their relationship for a long time. In despair, Mel starts dating many guys. Didi is concerned so she tries to fix Mel with Are, her husband's best friend. Are runs a small coffee shop that…

  • 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…