Film list based on genre "War" - 32 entry


  • Lasjkar di Tapal Batas (2016)

     (5.5/10) (3)

    Title translation: The Troop at the Border Background: Dutch Military Aggression II, 1948. Bogor people gets angry when the Dutch return to colonize. Many of them volunteer to serve as fighters by forming small groups called Lasjkar Rakyat (People’s Troop). Tidjan (Gorz Kurniawan) hate the Dutch. He joins the troop under the leadership of Djulu with…

  • Jenderal Soedirman (2015)

     (7.5/10) (4)

    The Dutch declare unilaterally that they are not bound by the Renville Treaty, and stop the ceasefire. On December 19, 1948, Army Commander General Spoor Noord Simons leads military aggression II to attack Yogyakarta, the capital of the Republic at the time. Soekarno-Hatta are arrested and exiled to the island of Bangka. General Soedirman who is…

  • Hearts of Freedom (2011)

     (5/10) (4)

    With 1948 revolution as the background, a group of cadets become an elite guerilla troop after a massive killing of prospective soldiers in 1947. Having finished a mission that ends with the loss of its members, the team is tested for its loyalty by their leader’s resignation, Amir (Lukman Sardi), from the military. The cadets bring…

  • Blood of Eagles (2010)

     (4/10) (3)

    In 1947, four guerrilla cadets in Java launch a daring attack on the Dutch prisoner camp to save the women they love. Later, General Sudirman orders them to stage a commando attack on a vital airfield that can uplift the morale of the rebel resistance, to fight against General Van Mook, who orchestrated the Dutch atrocities…

  • Red & White (2009)

     (6.5/10) (8)

    Amir, Tomas, Dayan, Soerono and Marius are five cadets who join military training in a town in Central Java, during the struggle against the Dutch in 1947. On one occasion, their camp is attacked by the Dutch, and every cadet is killed except for Amir, Tomas, Dayan and Marius. Those who survive join the guerrilla forces…

  • Kereta Api Terakhir (1981)

     (8/10) (1)

    (title translation: The Last Train) With the failure of Linggarjati Agreement as the background, a heroic and also a love story are interwoven. The army headquarters in Yogja decides to withdraw all existing trains to Yogya. Lieutenant Sudadi, Lieutenant Firman, and Sergeant Tobing are assigned to guard all the trains departing from Purwokerto with the cooperation…

  • Serangan Fajar (1981)

     (5/10) (2)

    (title translation: The Dawn Attack) Presenting several historical facts that occur in Yogyakarta, these patriotic events highlighted include the raising of Indonesian’s Red and White flag in Gedung Agung, the invasion of the Japanese headquarters in Kota Baru, the invasion of Maguwo airport and successive attacks at dawn around Salatiga, Semarang. Apart from the thousands of…

  • Lebak Membara (1982)

     (10/10) (1)

    (title translation: Burning Valley) Set in the Japanese colonial era, Herman, who lives in Lebak near Cirebon, is detained by the Japanese for defending his innocent teacher. His arrest doesn’t last long after a summary dismissal by Lieutenant Izumi and Captain Nakamura. The two Japanese officers are worried that Herman’s friends would take revenge. Meanwhile, unbeknownst…

  • Kamp Tawanan Wanita (1983)

    (title translation: Women's Prison Camp) Near the end of the Japanese occupation, Amelia, is arrested and placed in a prison camp. She always tries to keep in touch with the Indonesian guerrillas led by Captain Slamet. As one of her tactics, she gets close to Lt. Nakamura. But they later fall in love, and Amelia is…

  • Mereka Kembali (1972)

     (10/10) (1)

    (title translation: They Returned) The film tells the story of the “Long March” of Siliwangi Division from Yogyakarta, returning to Bandung, after the failure of Renville Agreement, 18 December 1948. Commander Sudirman has ordered the Siliwangi Division to return. The long journey is filled with anguish and difficulties, whether fighting against the Dutch troops or against…