Film list based on year "1981" - 71 entry


  • Bersemi di Lembah Tidar (1981)

    (title translation: Blossoming in Tidar Valley) Bordering on being a propaganda film about the Military Academy in Magelang, we meet Marsaban who is in love with Ita. But Ita pushes Marsaban away as he aspires to enter the Military Academy, so she dates another man. Being a child from a poor family, Marsaban only lives with…

  • Ira Maya Putri Cinderella (1981)

     (8/10) (1)

    (title translation: Ira Maya is Princess Cinderella) Princess Cinderella gives birth to a baby girl. The king, the baby’s father, gives her the name, Ira Maya. The neighboring King, who plans to betroth the baby with his son, attends the big party for the baby’s birth. The celebration is ruined with the appearance of the Wicked…

  • Ketika Cinta Harus Memilih (1981)

    (title translation: When Love has to Choose) A construction foreman pretends to lose his mind because of financial problems and his inability to make his daughter, Ditya, happy. Ditya takes all kinds of jobs to save her father’s life. She works as a salesgirl and as an extra in a film. To earn more money, she…

  • Bukan Impian Semusim (1981)

    (title translation: Not a Seasonal Dream) Little Nina, oldest daughter of a plantation guard, is rescued by Daniel, a novice priest, from a tiger. As a result, Nina later aspires to be a nun. Meanwhile, the sickly Adri, who is the son of a wealthy businessman, is very much in love with Nina. Nina has to…

  • Tali Merah Perkawinan (1981)

    (title translation: The Red Line of Marriage) The death of Mrs. Maengkom causes some change in her family. Willy Maengkom, the father of four children, has to learn to manage the household. He becomes extremely busy because his oldest daughter, Elsa, has to be hospitalized after the death of her mother, who slipped on a bathroom…

  • Kabut Ungu di Bibir Pantai (1981)

    (title translation: Purple Fog at the Shore) Yanto is a successful photographer who becomes arrogant as a result. He fires his assistant who cannot keep up with his demands. He marries Lastri, who has sacrificed a lot for his success. The pregnant Lastri is left at his parents’ house. Their relationship is more strained with the…

  • Intan Mendulang Cinta (1981)

    (title translation: Intan Treating Love) Intan and Ibnu are secretly in love with each other. Ibnu’s father, Usman, a ship magnate, adopts Intan, the daughter of a widow who trades on the banks of the Kapuas river. As they never confess their feelings for each other, there is a misunderstanding when Widayat, Usman’s business partner from…

  • Dukun Lintah (1981)

     (7/10) (1)

    (title translation: The Leech Shaman) Hany and Nurdin are lovers but their relationship is not approved by Hany’s father, Rustam. Rustam wants to betroth Hany to Hendra, as he owes money to Hendra’s father, Hidayat. Hendra tries to woo Hany in many ways, but Hany always turns him down, even when he tries to hypnotise her.…

  • Srigala (1981)

    (title translation: Wolf) Caroko, Johan, and Tommy are treasure hunters. The treasure is believed to exist in a resort lake from the Dutch colonial era. But when they reach the lake, they spot three environmentalists, Pono, Hesty, and Nina, who plan spend the night there. Caroko, the leader, is not keen to be with the three…

  • Serangan Fajar (1981)

     (5/10) (2)

    (title translation: The Dawn Attack) Presenting several historical facts that occur in Yogyakarta, these patriotic events highlighted include the raising of Indonesian’s Red and White flag in Gedung Agung, the invasion of the Japanese headquarters in Kota Baru, the invasion of Maguwo airport and successive attacks at dawn around Salatiga, Semarang. Apart from the thousands of…