Film list based on year "1950" - 23 entry


  • Meratap Hati (1950)

    (title translation: Mourning Heart) Sabaryati, the wife of Kartono, the songwriter, suspects her husband’s affair with Indrawati, the singer. Her suspicion is found to be true, when Kartono marries Indrawati. Left by her husband, Sabaryati has to live in poverty with her son, Nurjoyo. Initially, Kartono and Indrawati lead a decent life, although they only rely…

  • Musim Melati (1950)

    (title translation: Jasmine Season) From her marriage with Daryo, Melati the village woman has a daughter named Indrati. After Daryo passes away, Melati halfheartedly marries Jono, who turns out to be a gambler. Then Melati is sent to prison after she accidentally kills a policeman. She entrusts Indrati to her friend Darmi. Unexpectedly, Raden Supardi and…

  • Pantai Bahagia (1950)

    (title translation: Seashore of Bliss) RM Sumantri and his wife spoil their daughter, Susilowati. They neglect Puspitawati, their adopted daughter. Later, Susilowati rejects Sugiri’s marriage proposal, but Puspitawati takes her place in order to save the family’s honour. To do this, Puspitawati has to break off her relationship with the young navy lieutenant, Indra. Later, Puspitawati…

  • Ratapan Ibu (1950)

    (title translation: A Mother's Lament) This is a story of the Wijaya couple and their four children, Jauhari, Sarosa, Kusmana and Komala. Wijaya dies of a heart attack, and his wife had to work hard to be able to educate their children. Jauhari and Sarosa go to school in another city, but Kusmana does not want…

  • Remong Batik (1950)

    (title translation: Batik Patterns) After becoming a doctor, Sri Wahyuni returns to her hometown to take care of Mrs. Lasmini, mother of her friend, Sedyaningsih. Sri Wahyuni turns out to be one of Mrs. Lasmini’s children who got lost during an accident. The similar batik pattern on the clothes that they used as babies becomes the…

  • Roda Dunia (Rahasia Telaga Warna) (1950)

    (title translation: The World Turns/Secret of Colour Lake) Suwarno, a young man from Ciloto village, is engaged with Sutinah, a girl from the same village. He goes to Jakarta to work at his uncle, Suwiryo’s company. There, he is involved in a love affair with Suwiryo’s daughter, Harum Cendana. When he returns to the village for…

  • Terang Bulan (1950)

    (title translation: Full Moon) Juningsih and Idris attend the same medical university in Jakarta and are lovers. At her parents’ house in Bandung, Juningsih accidentally kills Subandi. Idris shows up in time and takes the blame. He is sent to prison. Then Juningsih is forced to marry Ridwan, the rich man. During the revolution, Juningsih is…

  • Tirtonadi (1950)

    Raden Mas Hendro finds out that his son Sujono is getting married to Sulastri, the village girl. Instead, he insists that Sujono marry Kusumaningsih. This forced marriage does not make Sujono happy. In addition, Kusumaningsih behaves badly and Sujono continues to think about Sulastri. Sujono’s unhappiness soon develops into a mental problem. Only then does Raden…

  • Untuk Sang Merah-Putih (1950)

    (title translation: For the Red and White/For the Indonesian Flag) Lieutenant Subandrio, a doctor and a guerilla commander, loses his eye sight during the settlement between Indonesia and Holland. He becomes desperate and tries to kill himself but his friends stop him. But his problems remain unsolved and his behaviour is erratic. For instance, when his…

  • Nusakambangan (1950)