Film list based on year "1978" - 73 entry


  • Bulu-Bulu Cendrawasih (1978)

    (title translation: Feathers of Bird of Paradise) Usman, a young man from a secluded village in North Sumatra, comes to find success in Jakarta. He lives in his uncle’s house, Hamdan, who owns a Padang restaurant and is also a small time tailor. Usman joins his uncle in the venture. Usman then meets Husni, a school…

  • Cowok Masa Kini (1978)

    (title translation: Present Day Guy) Little Roy’s father accidentally dies at the hands of his mother, when he is drunk. The mother goes to prison while Roy is taken care of by a housemaid, Mpok Minah, who really loves him. Unfortunately, the maid that he also loves like a mother dies before he is grown up.…

  • Pacar Seorang Perjaka (1978)

    (title translation: A Virgin's Girlfriend) Bahar, a young man from abroad is called back to Jakarta to work at his uncle’s company. In the family house he falls in love with his uncle’s youngest daughter, Aisah. But their relationship is hindered by the death of Meinar, Aisah’s ailing sister. Aisah really loves Meinar’s little daughter and…

  • Bung Kecil (1978)

     (8/10) (1)

    (title translation: Little Mister) A young man wants to make a change and fights against the remnants of feudalism in his society. After returning from his studies in America, Harry Notokoesoemo feels disappointed by his father, Raden Mas Soedjarwo Notokoesoemo. Harry thinks that his father has abandoned the ideals of the struggle for Indonesia’s independence. A…

  • Buaya Deli (1978)

    (title translation: Deli Crocodile) Set during the Dutch occupation in North Sumatra, in a tobacco farm owned by the colonials in Deli, Tijah is a child of one of the contract workers. Her beauty attracts the playboy of Deli, Bustaman, and Pieter Dikkert. When Bustaman intends to propose to Tijah, she is already hired as a…

  • Goyang Sampai Tua (1978)

     (7/10) (1)

    (title translation: Dancing until Old) An oplet (a small taxi) driver, Tarno, never feels that he earns enough in his village. So he decides to try his luck in the city and leaves his wife and child at home. His luck doesn’t change much until he starts working as a personal driver. But he then realises…

  • Gudang Uang (1978)

    (title translation: Money Storeroom) When a coconut falls on him during a golf game, Ratna’s father becomes paralysed and mute. But this does not stop Ratna from getting engaged with her father’s helper, Mansur. Mansur then replaces the father as the director of the company. As he does not believe in banks, Mansur builds a money…

  • Pembalasan Guna-Guna Istri Muda (1978)

     (6/10) (1)

    (title translation: Revenge of a Young Wife's Witchcraft) This is a sequel to the film Guna-guna Istri Muda, but little explanation about the previous story is given, which makes it a bit confusing. The husband, Arifin, realises his bad behaviour and divorces his second wife, Sandra, to go back and live with his first wife, Tati.…

  • Duyung Ajaib (1978)

    (title translation: Magical Mermaid) Otong is an only child of a widow and is a sailor. During a trip, Otong is fishing and using an apple as bait. A mermaid eats the bait and Otong is pulled into the sea. He is then stranded on a beach with the mermaid. Due to the law of the…

  • Perempuan Tanpa Dosa (1978)

    (title translation: Innocent Woman) Lanny dates Freddie, a ruffian who wants to be in the music business but never manages to make it happen. Even though forbidden by her foster mother, she stays in a relationship with him and gets pregnant, even though she was arranged to marry Perdana, her foster mother’s son, who studies abroad.…