Film list based on year "1960" - 39 entry


  • Pendjual Koran (1960)

    (title translation: Newspaper Boy) Makmur lives only with his sick grandmother and to provide for her, he becomes a newspaper boy. While selling the newspaper, he passes by Dr. Kartini’s house and he has the idea to give Lily, Dr. Kartini’s sister, a newspaper for free every day. Finally, Lily and her sister know about his…

  • Pesta Musik La Bana (1960)

    (title translation: La Bana Music Party) Amir, the son of a businessman, Yahya, is more interested in music than in having a position as president of the company. Yahya is totally against this, and even his brother, Ismed is not allowed to help him. Instead, help comes from Norma, his father’s private secretary, and some young…

  • Piso Surit (1960)

    Wita, a college student, comes to Tanah Karo to do cultural research. As a mean of transport, she rents a horse from Pande, a naive old man who has been dreaming of owning a horse-carriage. They meet each other often and he even teaches her the “Piso Surit” song. Soon Pande falls in love with her…

  • Ratu-ratu Rumah Tangga (1960)

    (title translation: The Household Queens) A comedy about a group of housewives, who live close to each other, they have different jobs as school-teacher, writer, office clerk and so on. The eccentricity of each individual is explored without conflict or story.

  • Sehelai Merah Putih (1960)

    (title translation: A Sheet of Indonesian Flag/A Sheet of Red and White) During the Dutch occupation, Suharjo works in a sugar factory where he meets Sumarni, the daughter of a Wedana (a district chief), who becomes his wife. Happiness does not last long as Suharjo is involved in a fight with a Dutch man and is…

  • Sepiring Nasi (1960)

    (title translation: A Plate of Rice) Idham is loyal to his trumpet; even if he has to work as an entertainer in a hotel for a “plate of rice”. Trends change and it gets harder to please audiences. In his old age and with a still insecure income, he now has lung problems. For a “plate…

  • Si Djimat (1960)

    (title translation: The Lucky Charm) Didi, loves to play marbles, and has a lucky marble that he calls Si Jimat (Lucky Charm). When his father sends him to buy a box of matches, he is tempted to play a game with his friends. Then a “sunatan” procession (children’s circumcision ceremony) passes by. His friends leave the…

  • Si Mamang (1960)

    Mamang has been working as an administrator for a Dutch plantation since colonial times. He still behaves like colonial relic, by being snobbish towards the poor and obsequious to his bosses. As Mang Topo is a comedian, the film works as a comedy with many popular songs.

  • Si Pendek dan Sri Panggung (1960)

    (title translation: The Little Guy and Stage Diva)

  • Tjita-Tjita Ajah (1960)

    (title translation: Father's Aspiration) Firman inherits a piece of land and a hut from his late father. He works hard by selling fruits, to fulfil his father’s dream, of ensuring that his little brother, Agus, finishes his university education. Agus falls in love with Isma, a daughter of a middle-class tailor, Mrs. Slamet. Mrs. Slamet is…