Film list based on year "1979" - 54 entry


  • Anak-anak Buangan (1979)

    (title translation: Outcasted Children) Featuring teenagers from poor families who work hard, to afford school, we see Boma, who tries the agriculture business in order to pay for his college tuition. Meanwhile, Majid, the only son of a big businessman, has an eye on Boma’s girlfriend, Wulan. Majid puts Boma in a corner by stealing a…

  • Bulan Madu (1979)

    (title translation: Honeymoon) Taiwanese Chen Tung Ming was born in Indonesia, so he takes his wife, Lin Hua Chien, to his birth country for their honeymoon. But Ik Fei, who wants to smuggle diamonds, switches Hua Chien’s bag. Then a smuggling group stalks and follows them during their honeymoon, with the intention to re-swap their bags.…

  • Ach yang Benerrr... (1979)

    (title translation: Yeah, Right...) Following the trend for dangdut musicals, such as the successful ones starring Rhoma Irama, Elvy Sukaesih, and A. Rafiq, this film even features a lead actor who looks like Rhoma Irama, and the character also uses a similar name. Herry Irama has always wanted to be a singer. He is fired because…

  • Ali Topan Detektif Partikelir Turun ke Jalan (1979)

    (title translation: Ali Topan the Private Detective in Action) More realistic than the previous sentimental Ali Topan Anak Jalanan, this film has Ali Topan, rebelling against his parents’ immoral way of life, by choosing to be a vagabond. Although he has the opportunity to work as a journalist, he prefers to live an adventurous life. But…

  • Benci tapi Rindu (1979)

    (title translation: Hate You But I Love You) Yanti’s family, especially her older brother, Tommy, is against her relationship with Pangky, as Yanti once ‘went too far’ with her previous relationship. For this reason, Panky is harassed by her father and brother. The climax of this dispute is a car race between Tommy and Pangky. Panky…

  • Buah Terlarang (1979)

    (title translation: Forbidden Fruit) Two high school students, Satria and Rani, have tasted the forbidden fruit of sex. But Rani’s father, a rich man, who is authoritarian and very proud; is against Satria, who is merely the son of a poor widow. He regretfully has to give permission for his only daughter, Rani, to marry Satria…

  • Camelia (1979)

    Rhoma finds Camelia, a desperate girl attempting suicide, as she can no longer bear the physical and emotional torture from her stepmother, Joice, who accuses her of stealing a diamond. After being saved, she becomes good friends with Rhoma. Rhoma invites her to live with him by disguising her as a mute boy. But Rhoma’s mother…

  • Colak-colek (1979)

    (title translation: Dab and Poke) A musician from Medan comes to Jakarta to try his luck, by focussing on dangdut. He has a relationship with Camelia. His younger brother, a fan of disco music, makes fun of them, and by doing so, breaks the relationship. After going through several obstacles, they are both reunited, and record…

  • Cubit-cubitan (1979)

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    (title translation: Pinch) Hendra leaves his wife and his two children to go to Jakarta. In the city, Hendra gains success, marries his secretary and abandons his wife and children. When his family comes to join him, he chases them away. Fortunately, Elvi, his wife, meets a young man who is going to a recording. Elvi…

  • Dari Mata Turun ke Hati (1979)

     (10/10) (1)

    (title translation: From the Eyes Down to the Heart) Rafiq is a famous singer who is very rich and also a playboy, who has girlfriends everywhere. One day, Shanty, the phone operator of the hotel where Rafiq stays, taps into his conversation with his girlfriends in Medan, Surabaya, Bandung, Yogya and Makassar. In this last city,…