Film list based on year "1982" - 50 entry


  • Dia yang Kembali (1982)

    (title translation: He Who Returns) Mat Jalil, a robber gang leader, goes to Kyai Sidik’s village and manages to steal from the villagers even though his gang member, Subadra, is captured and rehabilitated by Kyai Sidik. Subadra is enrolled in Kyai Sidik’s Islamic boarding school and learns religion and silat (Indonesian martial arts). Mat Jalil vows…

  • Pendekar Liar (1982)

     (5/10) (1)

    (title translation: Wild Fighter) Angga, an orphan, is raised by Cokro, a friend of Angga’s late father. One night, Angga learns that his father was murdered by Cokro, and the evidence is a bracelet. Then, Angga goes on a journey to study silat (Indonesian martial arts) in several places. He meets Warni, a robbery victim who…

  • Neraca Kasih (1982)

    (title translation: Love Balance) After her husband passes away, Dameria is forced to give up her daughter, Sari, to be adopted by her aunt, the spinster/lawyer, Purwanti. Dameria remarries to Zainal and lives a good life. Later, she yearns for Sari who is now a grown up. Sari knows about her intention. Dameria visits her at…

  • Setan Kredit (1982)

    (title translation: Credit Devil) The Warkop comedy trio forms a team to help people in need. They also date three girls: Lia, Susi, and Ramona. When they fail to arrive on time, the trio is given food with laxatives. They are also summoned for cases involving a child kidnapping, scary situations with ghosts and the kuntilanak…

  • Bayi Ajaib (1982)

     (5/10) (1)

    (title translation: Magical Baby) A diamond mine in the village is the source of competition between Kosim and Dorman, who are the first ones to find it. They hope to win the position as head of the village. Dorman, who is part-Portuguese, believes that the soul of his ancestor, Alberto Dominique, who is buried there, will…

  • Buaya Putih (1982)

     (5/10) (1)

    (title translation: White Alligator) A white alligator lives in a big river in a village. It drags Kadir’s daughter, Juleha, and drowns her. Thanks to Komar the alligator tamer, Juleha is found alive. Apparently, the alligator is an incarnation of Jafar, a friend of Komar. In a duel, Komar loses his wrist while Jafar loses his…

  • Titian Serambut Dibelah Tujuh (1982)

     (8.5/10) (2)

    (title translation: A Very Narrow Path Split Into Seven) Ibrahim , a brave young teacher, finds that the village he is about to move into, somewhat odd. A travelling pilgrim confirms his impression when he says that the lives of village people are like broken kites. Sulaeman, the religious teacher and village elder, is trying to…

  • Sorta (Tumbuh Bunga di Sela Batu) (1982)

    (title translation: A Flower Grows in Between Rocks) After graduating from high school, Sorta has to comply when her father, Amang Bukit, orders her to stay in the village and work as a farmer. Meanwhile, Inang Ria is devastated because her husband leaves for the city and brings along their son, Daulat. Inang Ria is vengeful…

  • Lebak Membara (1982)

     (10/10) (1)

    (title translation: Burning Valley) Set in the Japanese colonial era, Herman, who lives in Lebak near Cirebon, is detained by the Japanese for defending his innocent teacher. His arrest doesn’t last long after a summary dismissal by Lieutenant Izumi and Captain Nakamura. The two Japanese officers are worried that Herman’s friends would take revenge. Meanwhile, unbeknownst…

  • Pak Sakerah (1982)

    (title translation: Mr. Sakerah) This famous story in ludruk (Indonesian traditional play) loses its soul in the film version. Sakerah is a pious thug who has two wives, is wealthy but also a mommy’s boy who loves to dance. The characterization loses the complexity of the character from the original story. Sakerah’s character is also meant…