Film list based on year "1983" - 75 entry


  • Nyi Ageng Ratu Pemikat (1983)

    (title translation: Nyi Ageng the Decoy Queen) Nyi Ageng, clearly sees and feels the fate of her community, who are weak and often become the victims of male injustice. Her mother has become a victim of her father, Raden Permana’s behaviour, as he has many wives. Her sister is abandoned by the man who made her…

  • Si Buta Lawan Jaka Sembung (1983)

    (title translation: The Blind versus Jaka Sembung) Not Barda Mandrawata, the Blind from the Ghost Cave, this story is the Blind from the Mountain of Evil. Soca Indrasukma participates in a contest to kill Jaka Sembung, with his head cut off as proof. He intends to give the prize money to help Jaka, who is fighting…

  • Rambut Keriting (1983)

    (title translation: Curly Hair) Lia, her parents' only daughter refuses to be match-made. She prefers to choose Rully, a good-looking but jobless guy. Rully only uses Lia for the money, while dating another girl, Sandra. Meanwhile, Sandra has a guardian, Mardan, who has an affair with a prostitute, so when Mardan wants something, it is always…

  • Kamp Tawanan Wanita (1983)

    (title translation: Women's Prison Camp) Near the end of the Japanese occupation, Amelia, is arrested and placed in a prison camp. She always tries to keep in touch with the Indonesian guerrillas led by Captain Slamet. As one of her tactics, she gets close to Lt. Nakamura. But they later fall in love, and Amelia is…

  • Perjanjian Setan (1983)

    (title translation: Contract with Satan) Miharja, a driver, who supports his mother a widow, and his two siblings, is suddenly visited by Jaka Kembung, the devil. He is willing to help Miharja on condition that he provides victims for sacrifice. The devil gives him a wallet filled with 10,000 Rupiahs that can refill itself all the…

  • Senjata Rahasia Nona (1983)

    (title translation: A Girl's Secret Weapon) With her beauty, Vivi takes the money and property of many womanizers who live in Jakarta. Kempul, husband of Mrs. Mini, owner of the boarding house where Vivi stays, becomes her first target. A house is successfully obtained as a gift from Kempul. The next thing she gets is a…

  • Johanna (1983)

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    Though the compulsory planting system has been removed, Dutch landlords in Java keep intimidating the villagers. Pengkuh, the adopted son of Kromo, the elderly village leader, revolts against Jan Pieter Slotering, a plantation landlord, for being forced to give up his land. As a result, Kromo is tortured and killed. Rinem, his sister, is raped and…

  • Tante Garang (1983)

    (title translation: Fierce Aunt) Mira, an orphan, is brought up by her aunt, Surti. With Wisnu’s guidance, Mira becomes a diva of popular dangdut songs. Due to the voracity of Surti, Mira's fans begin to leave her. Surti even prohibits Mira to get in touch with Wisnu. Mira's chaotic life at home motivates her assistants, Benyamin,…

  • Gepeng Mencari Untung (1983)

    (title translation: Gepeng Looking for Profit) Gepeng, a tire repairer in a village of Solo, leaves for Jakarta to look for Jujuk, the girl he is about to marry. Asmuni brings Jujuk to the city as requested by his wife, Sofia, who is also Jujuk's aunt, to help her in the house. Tarsan, a friend from…

  • Ratu Buaya (1983)

    (title translation: Alligator Queen) Begawan Brata is murdered by three of his disciples, Suntara, Suganda, and Sangkala, all powerful martial arts figures. They want to obtain the ancient skill of Tengkorak Macan Putih and the skill of Sanji Wini. Since they learn that the skills are maintained by Resi Tunggal Manik, they hunt him down. They…