Film list based on year "1973" - 61 entry


  • Sebatang Kara (1973)

    (title translation: Alone) Irwan and Rini’s relationship is opposed by her parents as Rini is already promised to be wed with Ir. Handoko. But Rini is already pregnant so she runs away to Irwan’s house but as he is also going to her house, they miss each other. Not finding him, Rini, who is afraid to…

  • Rindu (1973)

    While driving a truck, Kadir accidentally hits and kills someone. As a result, Kadir is sent to prison. He asks his wife, Ningsih, to give their child’s care to his older sibling, while Ningsih then works as a baby sitter. Rindu is treated badly and runs away. Kadir, hears a rumour that his wife is cheating…

  • Virgin in Bali, A (1973)

    An adventurer from England, Davis, is in love with a Balinese girl, Darmi. Another couple who runs a company is suspected by the police for smuggling pure gold. To find evidence, Inspector Rustam sends his men undercover inside the suspected company and uses Davis, who needs money, to get information. Two anthropologists arrive from Europe, but…

  • Si Rano (1973)

     (6/10) (1)

    Rano is separated from his father at Jatinegara station after they get off the train. Luckily, he meets a kind fried-sweet-potato seller, Amin, who then takes him home. Rano is sent to school by him and becomes the smartest student, even though he is mischievous and is often punished by the teacher. He makes up for…

  • Bulan di Atas Kuburan (1973)

     (8/10) (1)

    (title translation: The Moon on the Graveyard) Seeing Sabar brag about his success in Jakarta, two young Batak men from his village, Tigor and Sahat, are enticed to go find Sabar. Their hopes and dreams are dashed. Sabar lives in an obscure slum alley, working only as an “oplet” driver (a small car used as public…

  • Si Comel (1973)

     (8/10) (1)

    When hunting in the woods, Darso saves a girl from a snake. The girl, Comel, then drinks the blood of the snake that he kills. She then explains that she has an ugly face that can become beautiful only after drinking the blood of 100 snakes. As the snake blood she just drank is the 100th,…

  • Anak Yatim (1973)

    (title translation: Motherless Child) After her mother’s death, Yeyen’s father remarries and she now has a stepmother. Yeyen is then carried away by dreams and stories about stepmothers, and one day, after seeing an interesting event, she is so moved that she does not want to go home. She befriends homeless people and sees the joys…

  • Bundaku Sayang (1973)

    (title translation: My Beloved Mother)   Tini (Titiek Sandhora) suffers under her stepmother. One day, she is introduced to Herman, the boyfriend of her stepsister, Mira (Nanien Sudiar). Herman (Duddy Iskandar), who likes her but is rejected, introduces her instead to a fellow musician, Muchsin (Muchsin). Muchsin then falls in love with Tini so when Tini…

  • Hatiku dalam Hatimu (1973)

    (title translation: My Heart in Your Heart) A poor orphan from Palembang has a relationship with a rich girl but when the relationship is not approved, he goes away to Jakarta. In Jakarta, he helps a girl whose scooter is stolen, and has to go to the hospital as a result. As a sign of gratitude,…

  • Ibu Sejati (1973)

    (title translation: True Mother)   The landlord Darto (Mansjur Sjah) manages to grow wealthy by deceiving farmers. He also has help from the Dutch occupation force and he covers his corruption with false generosity. One of the poor farmers tries to defend his rights and is murdered. The child, Sani (Farouk Afero), is given to a…