Film list based on year "2008" - 91 entry


  • Jermal (2009)

     (7.5/10) (5)

    After his mothers death, 12-year-old Jaya (Iqbal S. Manurung) was sent to his father, Johar (Didi Petet), who worked as a supervisor on a jermal (a fishing platform perched on log stilts in the middle of the sea). Johar was shocked, never knowing he had a son, and rejected the boy as his kin. Because he…

  • Under The Tree (2009)

     (7.5/10) (2)

    Set in Bali, three women of different ages have different problems. Maharani, 27, is an adopted child looking for her biological mother who, according to a psychic, is a dancer. In her search, she finds stories of love, suicide, and even baby trading. Dewi, 40, is a pregnant Balinese woman. The doctor says that the baby…

  • Saus Kacang (2008)

    (title translation: Peanut Sauce) Dewi, a Chef de Cuisine in a five star hotel in Bali, has been unlucky in love many times. Fredo, a Malaysian tourist, is moody and insulting to the hotel employees. For Dewi who believes that “there is no guest that one cannot deal with”, he becomes a challenge. But Dewi during…

  • Pesantren: 3 Wishes 3 Loves (2008)

     (6.5/10) (7)

    Huda, Rian, and Syahid, are teenagers living at the same religious boarding school in a small town in Central Java. All three have different aspirations for when they graduate in a month’s time. On an old wall behind the religious school, they scribble their hopes. Then Huda goes to find his mother in Jakarta, where he…

  • Anak Ajaib (2008)

    (title translation: Magic Child) Rizky, 10, dreams that he is in a jungle and meeting a gang of robbers, who want to kill his schoolmate, Amanda. After the dream, many strange things happen to Rizky. One day, at the school laboratory, he makes a mistake when mixing a chemical. Suddenly everything stops, but Rizky tries to…

  • MBA (Married by Accident) (2008)

    After six months in their relationship, Raskal and Ole have to decide whether they should have sex or not. Raskal’s friends advise that it would be a loss if he does not; while Ole’s older sibling tells her that a man, when not given what they want, will quickly go away. The two confused high school…

  • Merem Melek (2008)

    Kuntoro, aka Kun, is friends with Junaidi, alias Jun. They share their daily lives in a rented room where they obsess about becoming famous film stars, though they only have cameo roles. Kun fancies Mona who is rich and kind, but he does not have the courage to confess his love. One day at the shoot,…

  • Tarzan Ke Kota (2008)

     (1.5/10) (2)

    (title translation: Tarzan Goes to the City) Ratna is the daughter of Mr. Barkah Bin Sadeli, a cosmetics scientist who uses plant extracts in his products. When Ratna accompanies her father and his assistant, Tiga, to find the "monkey palm" leaf for preventing wrinkles; she is kidnapped by Arde, and his henchmen, Kutil and Tumpal, who…

  • Takut: Faces of Fear (2008)

     (7/10) (6)

    Bayu and Dinna are going to be married in a month. Dinna is divorced from her previous husband, Andre, and they have a daughter, Shira. During a party at a neighbor's house, Bayu accidentally stabs Shira, mistaking her for an intruder. Gripped by guilt, Bayu hides Shira’s body in his car’s trunk. Bayu then kills Andre…

  • Kawin Kontrak Lagi (2008)

     (3/10) (1)

    (title translation: Marriage by Contract Again) Jody, who likes older women, joins forces with Kang Sono, a broker for "marriage by contract". The result is a comic sensation just like Kawin Kontrak (the prequel) that is funnier, more exciting and crazier. The Pakelonan village is ready to receive the "love warriors" from the big city. The…