Film list based on year "1955" - 66 entry


  • Ada Gula Ada Semut (1955)

    (title translation: Where There's Sugar, There's Ants) When Djaya becomes poor, everyone, except Hasan, deserts him. But when a rumour spreads that he is going to win a lottery, his friends crowd back around him. To repel bad luck, he throws away his old pants into the river. But the lottery ticket is kept inside its…

  • Arni (1955)

    Arni is sent to Padang to find a cure for her illness, while husband Sofyan stays on in Jakarta. Then Norma seduces Sofyan, and they subsequently marry. Despite knowing of her husband's affair, Arni remains faithful. She does not give in to seduction by her doctor, Rustam. Since Norma is promiscuous by nature, she runs off…

  • Bapak Bersalah (1955)

    (title translation: Guilty Father) Considered controversial at that time, this film dealt with sexually-transmitted diseases. However, as the characters came from an educated background and are familiar with doctors, it wasn’t too reasonable that they would seek shamans for treatment.

  • Berdjumpa Kembali (1955)

    (title translation: Reunion) Rakhim owns a business that is run by his wife, Munah, and mother. To expand the business, Rakhim ventures to the city. He gets acquainted with Juraida, whose father later becomes his boss. But his family back home experiences a tragic accident. His house catches fire and burns down so Rakhim believes that…

  • Dharma Bakti (1955)

    (title translation: Volunteer Work) After seven years of marriage, Abdulmunir and Zaenab are yet to have children. They decide to adopt a child but three years later, they have an offspring of their own. The adopted son, Taufik, and the natural biological son, Samsuri, get along though the former is smart and assiduous while the latter…

  • Dibalik Dinding (1955)

    (title translation: Behind the Wall) Thanks to the success of Krisis, produced by Perfini, there's a notion to make similar films. There are no main roles in this films, except the ones put forward, which are the patient teacher and his talkative wife. This film also describes the life of families in houses just like in…

  • Dinamika (1955)

    (title translation: Dynamics) An evil prime minister takes over the king's throne and imprisons him. A young man leads the people to revolt. Although the young man is arrested, the revolution continues until the Prime Minister is imprisoned and the King returns to his throne.

  • Disimpang Jalan (1955)

    (title translation: At the Crossroads) Darmaji is reassigned from Jakarta to Parit Timah in Pangkal Pinang. He works there with Sumanto who has a low morale at work. When Darmaji reprimands Sumanto's work performance, the latter is angered and brings his friend, Rakhman the smuggler, to fight with Darmaji. During the fight, Rakhman is accidentally killed.…

  • Djajaprana (1955)

    Driven by his attraction to Layonsari, the King orders his adopted son, Jayaprana, who is Layonsari's husband, to go far away to battle insurgents. Meanwhile, the King also sends Sawunggaling to kill Jayaprana and he is successful. But Layonsari commits suicide as she refuses to submit to the King's demands.

  • Djudi (1955)

    (title translation: Gambling) When he organizes batik shows, Hazairin manages to charm a batik trader from Bandung. In Bandung, Hazairin also gets acquainted to a great bandit, Jamal, and the singer-cum-dancer, Biduri. Then Hazairin is sent to prison for four years due to his gambling addiction. Meanwhile, his wife, Anisah, is approached by Rifai, a law…