Film list based on year "1973" - 61 entry


  • Bing Slamet Dukun Palsu (1973)

     (5/10) (1)

    (title translation: Bing Slamet the Fake Shaman) To hide his identity as a criminal, Bing Slamet pretends to be a shaman. Eddy Sud, a lazy university student who is trying to pass the test, comes to him for a talisman. So do Ateng, a wig seller looking for business capital, and Iskak, a servant trying to…

  • Tabah Sampai Akhir (1973)

    (title translation: Steadfast Till the End) Three orphans, Suryo, Bambang, and Sri, go to Jakarta to look for their uncle as instructed by their mother. They endure endless journeys on trucks, they are tricked out of their ticket money, and finally get helped by Hadi. When they manage to find their uncle, they are involved in…

  • Patgulipat (1973)

    (literal translation of Patgulipat: Collusion) Patgulipat or “an understanding between each other” is another word for collusion. Arif, who wants to control the local government’s auction, is colluding with an official by supplying him with whatever he wants, especially women. Arif is having an affair with his secretary, Dewi, while the official’s wife is also playing…

  • Ayah (1973)

    (title translation: Father) Linda, eldest of the Mulyadi family, wants to continue her studies at a university in Yogya because she realises her potential. Her father approves this even though they are struggling financially as he is just a low-ranking staff in a bank. But her mother disapproves. Then her friend, Nancy, introduces her to Lukman,…

  • Takdir (1973)

    (title translation: Fate) Her mother-in-law’s presence at home destroys the peace of Martini, an ex-prostitute. She is terrorised constantly until she runs away from home and tries to commit suicide. Mardi and his wife catch her in the act, help her, and take her to Surabaya to work at his company. Martini’s husband, Kardiman, refuses to…

  • Jimat Benyamin (1973)

     (8.5/10) (2)

    (title translation: Benyamin's Amulet) Benyamin, who is married with five children, often fantasises about being rich. One day, when he is out fishing, he receives a supernatural message on how he can be rich, by taking a talisman from a cave. After defeating the guardian of the cave, he manages to claim the talisman. He then…

  • Tokoh (1973)

     (3/10) (1)

    (title translation: Figure) Amir Laskmana, who rents a room at Doctor Surya’s house, ends up marrying Surya’s wife, Artisa, and with Surya’s blessing, he is even given two thirds of Surya’s wealth so that Amir can continue his studies in Holland. Amir then becomes a successful lawyer, forgets his wife and marries two other women before…

  • Badai Remaja (1973)

    (title translation: Teenage Storm)   Irwan (Stanley Achman) meets Rita (Ruth Pelupessy), a young widow, whom he tries to win over. Rita is offended at first but finally relents. Things become chaotic when Rita’s mother shows up, and also her daughter, Fara (Alice Iskak). Irwan falls in love with Fara and forgets Rita. When Fara finds…

  • Dimana Kau Ibu (1973)

     (7/10) (1)

    (title translation: Where Are You, Mother?) Linda gives birth to an illegitimate child from a relationship with her boyfriend, Alex, who dies in an accident. To avoid a scandal, her father asks his younger sibling to take the baby to Cirebon. Linda is then told that the baby is dead. The baby, Yatim, is treated badly…

  • Jembatan Merah (1973)

    (title translation: Red Bridge) Mbok Puspo’s cafe, at the edge of Kalimas, under Jembatan Merah or “Red Bridge”, is a meeting place for many. Mbok Puspo also sells rags for additional income while her adopted daughter, Sudiasih, runs the cafe and is the shining beauty of the place. The regulars are Ngawang, a small time thief…