Film list based on year "1979" - 54 entry


  • Kerinduan (1979)

     (4.5/10) (2)

    (title translation: Yearning) Village girl, Elvy marries Budi, a botanist working in Elvy’s village, inspite of opposition from his family. They have been married for only three months when Budi is sent abroad to work on a project. During his absence, Elvy is tortured by the family, to the point of getting kicked out of the…

  • Kisah Cinta Rojali dan Zuleha (1979)

     (7/10) (1)

    (title translation: The Love Story of Rojali and Zuleha) Rojali, whose real name is Rajauli, is the son of a widow who owns a traditional food stall. He falls in love with Zuleha, the daughter of his rich neighbour. Their parents oppose their relationship. Zuleha’s father was a friend of Rojali’s late father during the war.…

  • Kutukan Nyai Roro Kidul (1979)

    (title translation: The Curse of Nyai Roro Kidul) Wulan is constantly bothered by a nightmare and is advised to get married, to cure herself of it. Unfortunately, her husbands keep on dying on their wedding night. Her misfortune becomes the gossip of her neighbours, who then start scheming to kill her. A young religious teacher comes…

  • Mana Tahan (1979)

     (7/10) (1)

    (title translation: Can't Stand It) Written specifically for the three comedians from the group, "Warung Kopi Prambors" (often shortened into "Warkop"), and the dangdut singer, Elvy Sukaesih, the film is an entertaining mix between comedy and dangdut music. Indro and Dono both arrive from out of town. They meet on the train and they find out…

  • Mencari Cinta (1979)

    (title translation: Looking for Love) Instead of the novel’s caricatures, director Bobby Sandy presents the story in a conventional way. Arjuna, a handsome, intelligent high school senior comes from a middle class family. With his natural gifts, he often changes girlfriends. This causes a lot of heartbreaks. Karma finally catches up when his younger sister, Putri,…

  • Puspa Indah Taman Hati (1979)

     (3.5/10) (3)

    (title translation: Beautiful Flowers in the Heart Garden) This is the sequel of Gita Cinta dari SMA. Galih meets Marlina, a girl who has similar physical attributes as his ex-girlfriend, Ratna. Galih and Marlina study in the same university, in Music and Arts respectively. Galih falls in love with Marlina but when they grow closer to…

  • Remaja di Lampu Merah (1979)

    (title translation: Teenager at the Red Light) Andy is a frustrated high school student who receives no love from his stepmother. His father, a director, is also too busy to notice him. His frustration worsens when he catches his stepmother having an affair. He runs away from home and is taken care of by a homosexual…

  • Remaja Idaman (1979)

    (title translation: Teenage Idol) Tina a kindergarten teacher from a poor family is persuaded to be a prostitute in Jakarta, after being trapped by a women-trafficking syndicate. Meanwhile, her rich boyfriend, Anwar, is truly in love with her, but makes a mistake when he gives her up to a man whom he thinks loves her deeply.…

  • Sepasang Merpati (1979)

    (title translation: A Pair of Doves) Lana and Joko are childhood friends. Joko has moved away from his family and chooses to live on his own, even in poverty. Lana, on the other hand, is tired of living with her rich family. They both fall in love with each other. Joko tries to write songs and…

  • Si Pincang (1979)

    (title translation: The Cripple) Arifin, a six-grader, is infected with polio and he is brought to a shaman to be healed, but there is no progress. He is then brought to a doctor in Yayasan Penderita Anak Cacat (a foundation that takes care of disabled children). The doctor tries to convince Arifin’s parents that although Arifin…