Film list based on year "1951" - 40 entry


  • Akibat (1951)

    (title translation: Impact/Consequence) Anwar’s life changes when he is promoted to a cashier. However, his wife, Juju, continues to live with modesty. She puts more interest in educating her little child. One day, Anwar gambles and wins big, starts being addicted to gambling. Finally, Anwar misuses the company’s money for gambling and is arrested by the…

  • Aku dan Masjarakat (1951)

    (title translation: The Society and I) Sudjono is very active in social enterprises. This selfless activity even puts his marriage in jeopardy. Djamal, the loan shark challenges his virtuous deed but Sudjono has strong support from his wife, Lena. They then not only succeed in attaining wealth, but manage to save their marriage.

  • Antara Tertawa dan Airmata (1951)

    (title translation: Between Laughter and Tears) Adapted from the Chinese legend, "Sam Pek Eng Tay", the romance between the poor couple, Lian Hoa and Hoo Liang has lasted a long time. Then Tjiauw Hoat, the son of a rich trader falls in love with Lian Hoa. With Lian Hoa’s uncle’s assistance, Tjiauw Hoat manages to break…

  • Bakti Bahagia (1951)

    (title translation: Happy Devotion) After completing his tour of duty, Hardi realizes his dream of setting up a theater group. Hardi remains dedicated to his dream along with its ups and downs. Initially, he has the constant support of the theater’s lead actress. But when the company needs more investment to survive, she is jealous when…

  • Bunga Bangsa (1951)

    (title translation: Nation's Hero) Even though Aisyah is already engaged to Captain Usman, she marries Lieutenant Ali, after she hears that Usman died during the revolutionary war. But in reality, Usman is still alive and is Ali’s commanding officer. One day, Ali is badly wounded in a battle but Usman is unable to help Ali. Ali…

  • Bunga Rumah Makan (1951)

    (title translation: Restaurant Dame) Ani is the beauty of Sambara, Dullah’s restaurant. A lot of suitors come to see her, including Iskandar who behaves differently from anyone else. He is a bit rude and this attitude sets off a clash in the restaurant. Through their heated debate, Iskandar reveals Dullah’s crime.

  • Ditepi Bengawan Solo (1951)

    (title translation: On the Banks of Solo River) Not far from Bengawan Solo (Solo River), Rasyid, his wife Kisworini and their child, live in poverty. His luck turns for the better when Gondo, invites him to go to Java for work. While Rasyid is living in success and fortune, Kisworini and her child are waiting for…

  • Djiwa Pemuda (1951)

    (title translation: Young Souls) Suria and Karnaen returns from the revolutionary war and they intend to rebuild their village. But both men fall in love with the same girl, Surati, Mr. Amat’s daughter. However, Surati picks Suria. Consequently, Karnaen feels rejected and his heart is filled with vengeance. He leads his gang to rob Suria who…

  • Dosa Tak Berampun (1951)

    (title translation: The Unforgivable Sin) Attracted to a young girl, a father leaves his family. The eldest son, Gunarto, and his mother have to struggle to support the family. When they become adults, Mintarsih unknowingly meets her father again who is now poor and miserable. She invites him to go home with her. The wife is…

  • Dunia Gila (1951)

    (title translation: Mad World) M. Saleh throws his son, Umar, out from the house. Umar goes to live with Kumul and Maskur. One day, he helps Sutinah who is being robbed, without stopping to introduce himself. Through Kumul, Sutinah manages to learn more about Umar. Later, Umar and Sutinah get married. Meanwhile, Saleh marries a young…