Film list based on year "1950" - 23 entry


  • Sedap Malam (1951)

    After his success with the bookstore and the publishing company, Tamin gets himself a new wife. He leaves his wife, Patmah, and their young daughter, Nuraini. Patmah then entrusts the daughter to her friend, Tinah. After many years of separation, Tamin (who is now a widower) plans to marry Nuraini. But Patmah shows up and stops…

  • Antara Bumi dan Langit (1950)

    (title translation: Between Heaven and Earth) The status of Indonesians and the Dutch was akin to the gap between earth and heaven. Abidin, a native, is forbidden to associate with Frieda, a girl with Indonesian and Dutch blood. After they are separated, Abidin, who already has a family runs into Frieda again. Although they still have…

  • Bantam (1950)

    The story that takes place in Banten (Bantam) is about RD Ganda's family. His parents spoil Bakhrum while his sister Minarsih keeps to her studies. Bakhrum is drawn into criminal activities and is arrested after robbing his own father. The arrest takes place after Akhmad, who works as a supervisor at Ganda's company, tips them off.…

  • Bintang Surabaja 1951 (1950)

    (title translation: Surabaya Star 1951) The film depicts the journey of a theater group led by Musa. Starring Hamid Arief as one of the actors and RD Sukarno (Rendra Karno) as the playwright. When the theater group is going into bankruptcy, a rich girl comes to the rescue, without her father's approval. Later, the girl joins…

  • Damarwulan (1950)

    The King of Majapahit, Wirakrama, bestows his throne to the princess, Queen Kencana Wungu, after his son and wife passes away. The hermit, Mapatih Udara, foresees a great war approaching so he sends Damarwulan to help. Minakjinggo, the King of Blambangan, starts the war after his proposal was rejected. He attacks Majapahit with the help of…

  • Djembatan Merah (1950)

    (title translation: Red Bridge) The film tells the adventure of a young man who conducts an underground resistance during the Japanese occupation. Then he continues his struggle during the nationalist revolution, including the famous battle of November 10th in Surabaya.

  • Harumanis (1950)

    Mr. Jono, a former soldier, opens the "Harumanis" food stall with his three daughters, Melati, Seruni and Mawar. One of the customers, Mrs. Joharsih takes notice of Melati. When Melati is invited to Mrs. Joharsih's house, she feels familiar with the place. Then Mr. Jono reveals the secret about who Melati really is. Mrs. Joharsih's hunch…

  • Inspektur Rachman (1950)

    (title translation: Inspector Rachman) Mochtar leaves his wife and baby when he is arrested for murder. Later the baby, Rachman grows up, and becomes a police inspector. He is often assigned to arrest gangs of robbers, one of which is led by Mochtar and Agus. Actually, Mochtar knows that Inspector Rachman is his son. He intends…

  • Kembang Katjang (1950)

    (title translation: Bean Flower) The rich Rd Mangundiputro ceases his daughter, Sutiadi's education, as he thinks that a woman’s place is in the kitchen. After his wife passes away, Mangundiputro remarries, this time with Srihati. Srihati inherits his entire property when he dies. But Srihati gives it away to the farmers who have been receiving low…

  • Long March, The (Darah dan Doa) (1950)

     (6.5/10) (4)

    The film features the story of the Indonesian army’s long march. The troops are ordered to return to their base, from Yogyakarta to Jawa Barat. Led by Captain Sudarto, the exodus is joined by the military and civilians. The journey is filled with tension. Added to the suffering and hunger, threats of enemy air strikes continue…