Film list based on year "1983" - 75 entry


  • Darah dan Mahkota Ronggeng (1983)

    (title translation: Ronggeng's Blood and Crown) In Paruk village, Srintil, a little girl is thought to have the blood of a ronggeng dancer, a semi-ritualistic position in the village, which unites the community. The Ronggeng dancer is seen as a saviour, both physically and spiritually. So Kartareja and his wife, the village shaman, train Srintil to…

  • Permainan Cinta (1983)

    (title translation: Game of Love) Rumandi, a rich widower, leaves to take care of his businesses abroad. His only son, Boy, a teenager, is entrusted to his driver, Chandra. The naive and innocent Boy, has a best friend, Bolly. But the trusted Chandra has evil intentions. He brings Mirza, who comes from a brothel, to work…

  • Kawin Kontrak (1983)

    (title translation: Contract Marriage) Kartina persuades Indri to get a better job. But the job is that of a rented wife for MG Voyla. Indri refuses this job and injures the face of MG during his attempt to rape her. This causes Indri to be jailed with other abducted women. There she learns that she has…

  • Musang Berjanggut (1983)

    (title translation: The Bearded Fox) The King of Parun becomes angry at his adopted son, Tun Utama, who turns down every princess as his future fiancée. So his Majesty orders Tun Utama to find his own choice of a girl. If that fails, he will be severely punished. Tun Utama then returns with a beautiful princess,…

  • Ganesha (1983)

    Ganesha, a young man from Air Sugihan, South Sumatra, initially works as an elephant keeper. But his friend persuades him to go to Jakarta. On the bus trip to Jakarta, he prevents the bus from being hijacked by some thugs. As a result, he is adopted by Iwan, the bus driver, and lives in his house.…

  • Lara Jonggrang (Candi Prambanan) (1983)

     (8.5/10) (2)

    (title translation: Prambanan Temple) Bandung Bondowoso, of the kingdom of Baka, who is newly appointed as Senopati (Javanese King), attacks the kingdom of Pengging, to abduct the queen, Candrawati. Upon his arrival at Pengging, he is recognised as the prince of Pengging, by the necklace he wears, for the prince was abducted by the people of…

  • Perkawinan Nyi Blorong (1983)

     (4/10) (1)

    (title translation: Nyi Blorong's Wedding) The beauty of Nyi Blorong, the daughter of Nyi Roro Kidul, makes kings and princes fight against each other to have her. The last duel is between King Dewacengkar from Medangkamulan and Prince Tejo Arum from Galunggung, who is loved by Nyi Blorong. After Dewacengkar defeats Tejo Arum, Bayugeni asks the…

  • Golok Setan (1983)

     (7/10) (1)

    (title translation: Satan's Machete) As he reaches a village, Mandala sees thugs, the servants of the Demon Queen, ravaging the villagers. The Queen always needs a young man as an offering, in order to stay young. Hence, a newly-wed groom is kidnapped in the middle of a wedding ceremony. After disposing all the thugs, Mandala finds…

  • Damarwulan-Minakjinggo (Sebuah Legenda Majapahit) (1983)

    (title translation: A Majapahit Legend) Faced with a threat from the Duke of Blambangan, Minakjinggo; Damarwulan, and his two servants, Sabda Palon and Naya Genggong, serve the Majapahit Kingdom advised by his grandfather and his mother. Minakjinggo serves in the place of his uncle, Governor Logender, but is unhappy as the governor’s two sons, Layang Seto…

  • Apanya Dong (1983)

     (4/10) (1)

    (title translation: What is It?) Ho Liang, a Chinese-descent widower who is still tradition-bound to customs of mainland China, falls in love with Pei-Pei. An uneasy relationship develops. Meanwhile Sastro, an old collector of canaries, falls in love with Nio, when he sees her drying some clothes without wearing a bra. This arouses Sastro sexually and…