Film list based on year "1971" - 55 entry


  • Sanrego (1971)

    Set in South Sulawesi, with good footage of its traditional dances, houses as well as sports, we meet Baromo, a pirate whose whole life is dedicated to taking revenge on the person who cut off his left hand and took his lover away. When Baromo sinks the ship that Sanrego is on, he joins Baromo’s ship.…

  • Lampu Merah (1971)

    (title translation: Red Light) Suri is kidnapped and raped. Her boyfriend runs away to the village fearful of being suspected. But the first person suspected by the police is Asman, another friend of Suri’s. But it turns out to be a false suspicion, so Asman is released. Then there is Budi, Suri’s other friend who is…

  • Beranak dalam Kubur (1971)

     (6.5/10) (3)

      (literal translation of Beranak dalam Kubur : Born in a Grave)   (title translation: Born in a Grave) Dhora kills her mother to take over the Ciganyar plantation. This makes her stepfather lose his mind. Dhora’s younger sister, Lila, a newlywed; is poisoned by her, but just when she is about to be buried, a…

  • Bertjinta dalam Gelap (1971)

    (title translation: Loving in the Dark)   Sri Lestari (Tjetty Wulansari) and her fiancé, Joni (Agus Erwin) are invited to an empty house. Instead, he is met by a policeman who asks him to the police station for questioning. Joni then calls his future mother in law, Rahayu (Renny Asmara), who later on, pays a visit.…

  • Tjisadane (1971)

    (title current spelling: Cisadane) Following his mother’s will and his teacher’s advice, Sugala sets off to look for his brother, Sugali, who left home in protest of the Dutch landlord’s cruelty which cost his father’s life. Sugala joins up with a gang led by Mat Gerong, a gangster, that Sugali is also a member of. Sugala’s…

  • Malin Kundang (Anak Durhaka) (1971)

     (7/10) (1)

    (title translation: Malin Kundang (The Bastard)) Malin is the son of a poor widow who lives by the sea. His experience of poverty creates his obsession with power and wealth. He soon signs on with a ship crew and is trained to become a great and wealthy sailor. When he returns to his village, he refuses…

  • Derita Ibu (1971)

    (title translation: Mother’s Suffering) When her father is killed after being hit by a truck, Sopiah, is raped by a gang. Sopiah then meets a professional sex worker, Ratna, who leads her into the world of prostitution. The two prostitutes have boyfriends, but continue to evade them since they feel that they are defiled. One day,…

  • Derita Tiada Akhir (1971)

    (title translation: Endless Misery) Basuki is a director and businessman who never seems to work as he mostly hangs out at night clubs, drinking his night away, and flirting with women. He lies to his wife, that he attends business meetings. So his loyal wife endures an “endless misery”. While his daughter is a good student,…

  • Pendekar Bambu Kuning (1971)

    In the valley of Merapi, there is a magic mushroom that keeps one young and gives strength. Pendekar Bambu Kuning is sent by his teacher to pick the flower of the magic mushroom which blooms only once in a long while. There are also many others warriors on this same quest. Since no one succeeds in…

  • Pandji Tengkorak (1971)

     (6/10) (1)

    Using the mask of Panji Tengkorak, Kebobeok’s underlings manage to steal the magic sword and kill the sword’s owner. Surviving the attack, Dewi Bunga, wants to take revenge against Panji Tengkorak, She then trains in martial arts under Muri. Then she leaves on a journey to seek Panji Tengkorak. When she is surrounded by Kebobeok’s men,…