Film list based on year "1978" - 73 entry


  • Binalnya Anak Muda (1978)

    (title translation: The Untamed Youngsters) Hangga, a delinquent, falls in love with Bunga, daughter of a rich family. The relationship does not go smoothly. But Hangga wants to go to school again because of his love for Bunga. Budi, Bunga’s schoolfriend, goads Hangga to fight another group of thugs. Luckily, trouble is avoided and Hangga manages…

  • Satu Malam Dua Cinta (1978)

    (title translation: One Night Two Loves) Sita, a teacher in an elementary school from a well-off family, has to deal with a mischievous student, Yosi. This leads to her introduction and involvement with Yosi’s father, Ir. Johny, who is a widower after his wife, Silvy, leaves him. Sita manages to overcome Yosi’s mischief and wins his…

  • Si Genit Poppy (1978)

     (10/10) (1)

    (title translation: The Flirty Poppy) Poppy, returns from America wearing very short pants and showing her smooth thighs that signals the change in her. The film tells a story, unconvincingly, about the inner conflict of Poppy, a high school student, experiencing her puberty and her nascent sexuality. For example, how she kneads her breasts and massages…

  • Pengemis dan Tukang Becak (1978)

     (7/10) (1)

    (title translation: The Beggar and the Rickshaw Driver) Sri is hired as a maid in Ratih’s family. Then the delinquent Ratih is found out to be pregnant. To protect the family’s honour, she unluckily marries Joko, a bad man. Joko’s bad behaviour claims a victim as he attempts to rape Sri. She is saved by the cries…

  • Si Ronda Macan Betawi (1978)

     (5/10) (1)

    (title translation: Ronda the Betawi Tiger) Told in a traditional lenong format, a martial arts fighter and his girlfriend, battle against an extortionist landlord, set in the time of the Dutch occupation. They are supported by a gang of other martial artists. Ronda, a hero from Marunda, has a girlfriend named Ipe. Like other villagers, her father,…

  • Musim Bercinta (1978)

    (title translation: Season of Love) Aditya, a magazine editor and pop novelist, lives with Nila, his younger sister, because their parents died in a bus accident. Citraresmi is also a writer who meets Aditya when she is picking up her payment for a story that is published in his magazine. It turns out that Citra’s younger…

  • Pandangan Pertama (1978)

    (title translation: First Sight) Rafiq, a sheepherder in a village, loves to sing. His voice is always heard in the village and over the farms. This attracts the attention of Santi, a famous singer who is vacationing in the village. When they meet, she sympathises and even falls in love with him. She asks him to…

  • Remaja Pulang Pagi (1978)

     (8/10) (1)

    (title translation: Teenagers Returning at Dawn) A rivalry breaks out between lower-class teenagers who like dangdut (traditional Indonesian music) versus high-class teenagers who like disco. Wike, daughter of a rich family, is bored of her elitist environment. She meets Dudi, a young man from the village who is musically talented. They become close as both are trying…

  • Rahasia Perkawinan (1978)

     (7/10) (2)

    (title translation: A Marriage's Secret) Dina has an affair with Ir. Bram, an employee of her husband. Dina’s husband always acts tough to compensate for his impotency and to look commanding in front of his subordinates. Husein, one of his subordinates, learns about his boss’ weakness and tries to make a play for Dina, but she…

  • Napas Perempuan (1978)

    (title translation: Woman Breath) Bharata, a big businessman, has a 22-year-old wife, Natalia. She goes to welcome his nephew, Pieter, who has returned from studying in America. Natalia, reminds Pieter of his girlfriend who has just been tragically murdered. He meets up with an ex-girlfriend, Karmila, whose husband died in a racing arena and has one…