Film list based on year "1970" - 19 entry


  • Tuan Tanah Kedawung (1970)

     (7/10) (1)

    (title translation: Landlord of Kedawung) Set in the era of Dutch colonialism, Landlord Kedawung is devastated by his first wife’s death. But apparently, her death is something that the second wife, Zubaedah, has been waiting for. Then Zubaedah kills Kedawung by poisoning him with help of Samirun and Mirta, her child from her affair with Samirun…

  • Si Pitung (1970)

     (8/10) (1)

    Different from the lenong version, in this film Pitung does not die. He is characterized as a cowboy finishing one problem and then goes away. Pitung, who is the pupil of H. Naipin, gained power to fight against the landlords discriminating the people. With the help of his friend, Djiih, he attacked the landlords' hitmen, as…

  • Romansa (1970)

    (title translation: Romance) Marzuki has a relationship with Fatimah, but they do not get her parents’ approval because he is unemployed. He goes to the city to find a job, but then has an affair with Leila, an older woman. Because Leila causes his break-up with Fatimah, Marzuki turns to yet another older woman. But then…

  • Samiun dan Dasima (1970)

    (title translation: Samiun and Dasima) Drawing from the novel, lenong (play) and the previous film (Njai Dasima I), this new film version has heightened erotic scenes considered the boldest for its time. But as mentioned by the director, the eroticism is meant to reveal the psychological aspects of the characters. Unlike the previous version, that mainly…

  • Si Bego Menumpas Kutjing Hitam (1970)

    (title translation: The Fool Quells A Black Cat) Si Bego (the fool) and his two friends (Dicky Zulkarnaen and Anny Kusuma) fight against a gang named Kucing Hitam that kidnaps a bride and her father. They also deal with a scheming landlord who treats people unfairly. In the end, it revealed that Kucing Hitam is also…

  • Si Buta Dari Gua Hantu (1970)

     (6/10) (1)

      (literal translation of Si Buta Dari Gua Hantu: The Blind From The Ghost Cave) (title translation: The Blind from the Ghost Cave)   A peaceful small village becomes anxious when a blind guy, Mata Malikat arrives. Pakti Sakti, Barda’s father, who is a well-respected fighter, is killed by Mata Malikat. Barda trains really hard to…

  • Noda Tak Berampun (1970)

    (title translation: Unforgiven Sin) Rais, the pimp (from Bernafas dalam Lumpur/Breathing in Mud), has now become jobless. So his wife, Marina, works as a taxi driver. She then meets a man named Budiman, who has been single since his wife, Yanti, died (as seen in Bernafas dalam Lumpur). Love grows between them and Marina finds out…

  • Hidup, Tjinta dan Air Mata (1970)

    (title translation: Life, Love, and Tears) Yudi has just got out of jail but Bono and the gang force him to commit another crime. Unlike the others in the gang who spend their money for fun right away, Yudi saves his money in the bank. He then meets Sari and starts changing his life. Bono and…

  • Honey, Money and Jakarta Fair (1970)

    At the Jakarta Fair, there is a rumour that a major tycoon from Makassar will come looking for new machines and a business partner. There is a flurry of excitement as everyone tries to get the tycoon’s employees to drop by their stands. Mansur, one of business owners in the fair, asks his secretary, Sinta, to…

  • Kutukan Dewata (1970)

    (title translation: Curse of the Gods) Nyoman Regeg has only one more day to finish his meditation, as advised by his guru. But he decides not to finish it. The guru then sends another student, Sugriwa, to find Regeg and advise him to complete the meditation. But Regeg has something else on his mind. He decides…