Film list based on year "1953" - 51 entry


  • Gadis Djakarta (1953)

    (title translation: Jakarta Girl) Napsiah is a Jakarta-born girl. She is having an affair with the cab driver, Muhayar. Her mother supports their relationship but her father, Saimin, who is an old-fashioned cleric, opposes it. Napsiah makes an impulsive decision and marries Muhayar. They give birth to a son named Mugeni, who is a great help…

  • Guga Guli (1953)

    Dharmansyah has no interest in women, although his father, the King, tries to change his mind. Meanwhile, the Sultan, a long time friend with the King, reminds him of a pact they made: to have their children married to each other. The King orders his son to go to the sultanate. During the journey, the prince…

  • Harimau Tjampa (1953)

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    (title translation: The Tiger of Campa) Lukman studies martial arts in Pau village so that he can take revenge on his father's killer. When he asks Datuk Langit to teach him, the Datuk demands three water buffaloes as payment. Finally, he finds a master who only agrees to train him if he does not flaunt his…

  • Kafedo (1953)

    During the time of the confrontation, a group of young men led by Harun broke through the barricades of the Dutch navy patrol and landed at Mentawai Island. Their special mission is to detain Kafedo who is accused of collaborating with the enemy. Both men are romantically involved with Hiya. When the Dutch troops land on…

  • Kenari (1953)

    (title translation: Canary) Murniati is a perky girl who loves to sing like a canary. At first, Suharto finds her annoying. In Jono’s house, where Suharto rents a room, the tenant’s son Mulyono, returns with his girlfriend, Ratnasih. Jealousy sparks between the four of them, creating a series of misunderstanding.

  • Kisah Tudjuh Bidadari (1953)

    (title translation: Story of Seven Angels) After the King leaves the country, the Princess Mawar Putih is cast out by her stepmother, the Queen Maja. Mawar Putih always get protection from the Seven Angels  One day the Princess falls ill, and two aides from the palace are sent to help her. But before they reach her,…

  • Krisis (1953)

    (title translation: Crisis) During the revolution, Jaka takes refuge and entrusts his house to Husin. Husin then rents the house to someone else and Maryam has to face this bitter fact. She is visited by Danu and his wife Ratih, whom Danu likes to spoil, using state funds. He is arrested when his baby’s shower party…

  • Krisis Achlak (1953)

    (title translation: Moral Crisis) This film is about decadence in urban life, exemplified by a woman who works as a prostitute due to financial problems. Then a man comes from the village and is also carried away by city life. But when he realizes his mistake, he returns home to his devoted wife.

  • Lagu Kenangan (1953)

    (title translation: Memorable Song) Suryati has two young children with Supardi. Supardi writes music during the night when the children are asleep. As he is always demanding, Suryati starts to get annoyed by her husband and fights occur between them. One day Suryati leaves with one child and they almost get a divorce. But their parents…

  • Leilani (Tabu) (1953)

    (title translation: Leilani (Taboo)) After their wedding, the newlyweds Leilani and Kameha are separated by a storm in the Pacific Ocean. Kameha is stranded on another island and he gets help from Taruma and his daughter, Aloma. Even though Aloma falls in love with him, Kameha remains faithful to his wife. Meanwhile, Leilani is stranded on…