Film list based on year "1961" - 39 entry


  • Aksi Kalimantan (1961)

    (title translation: Kalimantan Action) Lieutenant Bitah and Bambang Irawan are Indonesian Navy soldiers on an operation in Kalimantan, but are captured by Dutch troops. Rd Ismail and Pitrajaya Burnama, both Kalimantan natives, successfully manage to rescue the two soldiers and transport them to an island close to Java. Bitah survives but Bambang Irawan dies.

  • Amor dan Humor (1961)

    (title translation: Love and Humour) A rich man (Rendra Karno) comes to the Gelanggang Dagang to woo the pretty sales promotion girl (Baby Huwae). She already has a journalist boyfriend (Bambang Irawan), and when a female journalist/photographer (Rima Melati) comes onto the scene, the love triangle becomes a four-way street. The “humour” comes from the comedy…

  • Asmara dan Wanita (1961)

    (title translation: Love and Women) On a cattle ranch, Sastra lives with his wife and two children, Herman and Mira. Guests soon arrive when Herman invites his girlfriend, Amenun, who brings along her mother. Mira invites her teacher whom she is secretly in love with and an uninvited guest, a filmmaker named Pedro, also shows up.…

  • Badja Membara (Nila Meulila) (1961)

    (title translation: Smoldering Steel) Budiman is forced to work by the Japanese occupation army, being separated from his wife and child, Nyak Mehran. On the other hand, Abdullah, the son of fighter Banta Ali, refuses to join the Heiho unlike his brother Ismail. Banta Ali is disappointed with Abdullah. Abdullah is forced to join the Romusha…

  • Darmawisata (1961)

    (title translation: Field Trip) Hadi leaves Jakarta to try his luck in a tea plantation. His honesty and good manners attracts Tini, the daughter of the plantation admisnistrator; and also Sita, Tini’s niece. Marta, the adjunct administrator, considers Hadi as his competitor for Sita, who actually dislikes him. Then Marta tries to get rid of Hadi…

  • Detik-detik Berbahaja (1961)

    (title translation: Dangerous Seconds) To deal with juvenile delinquency in the 50s, a decision is made to educate such youths in the military in order to grow a sense of discipline. Initially, the teenagers resist, but over time, friendship grows between them. At the end of the military education, they line up with pride, along with…

  • Dibalik Dinding Sekolah (1961)

    (title translation: Behind School Walls) A story of children from a poor family who successfully manage to work and study simultaneously.

  • Dilereng Gunung Kawi (1961)

    (title translation: On the Slope of Mount Kawi) During the revolution, two fighters are in love. Then tragedy strikes as the girl is killed in action, leaving the boy more determined in his struggle to fight against the invaders.

  • Djantung Hati (1961)

    (title translation: Sweetheart) Nina works as a housemaid in the city. Her duty is to take care of her employer’s paralyzed child. Mul, the employer’s sister, doesn’t like Nina, although the rest of the family loves her. Mul’s attitude nearly makes Nina return to her village. But her love for the paralyzed child makes her stay.…

  • Kamar 13 (1961)

    (title translation: Room No. 13) Sita and Eni are sorority sisters who meet Salim on the way to Bandung. This comedy of misunderstandings gets into high gear when they bump into each other again, when the sisters can’t get a hotel room in Lembang. Then Salim gives them his room, number 13. There, Eni and Sita…