Film list based on year "1997" - 32 entry


  • Akibat Hamil Muda yang Kedua (1997)

    (title translation: Young and Pregnant, the Second) Maria is a rich girl dating Joshua, the son of a housemaid, who is an engineer. The two lovers elope when Maria is matched to Bertus, whose father helped Maria’s father, when he was on the brink of bankruptcy. But Maria’s father forces her to marry Bertus and orders…

  • Birahi Perempuan Halus (1997)

     (3/10) (1)

    (title translation: Lust of the Ghost Woman) Rico and Dona, a ghostly couple, need to drink virgin blood on a full-moon night, to maintain their human forms. After three full moons pass, without any blood sacrifice, Dona tells Rico to bring Angel, his human girlfriend, as their victim. But the plan fails when Angel escapes and…

  • Blanco, the Colour of Love (1997)

    The painter, Antonio Blanco, lived in Bali since the 1950s, and struggled to become a prominent painter. He finds the dancer Ni Ronji, who becomes the only model in his paintings, his love and his wife.

  • Leaf on a Pillow (1997)

     (7.5/10) (5)

    The genesis of this feature stems from Kancil’s Tale of Freedom (1995) a documentary by the same director, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Independence. The feature works as a fiction that is "juxtaposed" against the harsh reality of life on the streets, acted by actual street children. Asih. the "foster mother" of three street children,…

  • Di Balik Cinta Istri (1997)

     (10/10) (1)

    (title translation: Behind a Wife's Love) The newlywed Nico has an affair with his business partner, Linda, but his wife, Anita, has no proof. They fight, causing Anita's miscarriage. Nico is devastated and ends his affair with Linda. So Linda is furious and reveals all to Anita. Anita leaves the house. Linda threatens to expose their…

  • Fatahillah (1997)

    Disappointed after seeing his homeland, Pasai, destroyed by the Portuguese, Fadhilah Khan, later known as Fatahillah or Fala Tehan, completes his education in the Holy Land, then joins Sultan Trenggono who rules the Sultanate of Demak. He gains a respectable position as a cleric, then marries the sister of the Emperor, Ratu Pembayun, and Ratu Ayu,…

  • Gadis Penggoda (1997)

     (10/10) (2)

    (title translation: Temptress Maiden) The fashionable and sexy, Ellen, comes to the household of Bob and Fanny as a servant, as Fanny is ill and needs help. Ellen gains more trust when she prevents Fanny from committing suicide out of desperation with her illness. She uses this trust to allow Tisa, the only child to stay…

  • Gadis yang Ternoda (1997)

    (title translation: Marred Girl) After Maria's parents quarrel, her mother leaves to stay with her ex-boyfriend. She wants a divorce but the husband refuses. Meanwhile, Maria’s father is fooling around with a prostitute. Then the prostitute's pimp tries to blackmail him. Maria’s boyfriend is also a peon for the pimps, and a drug dealer. One day…

  • Gairah 100% (1997)

     (10/10) (4)

    (title translation: 100% Desire) Jerry does not realise that his best friend, Cindy, loves him. Even when he is going out with Nuke, Cindy, who is jealous, does not show her feelings. After Nuke goes abroad to study, Jerry realises that he also loves Cindy.

  • Permainan Malam (1997)

    (title translation: Night Games) PT Graha Cipta Sarana is celebrating after winning a tender for a big building project. Sudharmanto, boss of Leo, the young engineer, is attracted to the latter’s wife. Sudharmanto shamelessly asks Leo to let him have his wife for one night, promising that he will be appointed as the project leader. With…