Best Indonesian Moviesby rachmatarioharjantianto | last updated - 03 Dec 2012 | Public
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1. Leaf on a Pillow (1998)
83 min | Crime, Drama
The Indonesian society is seen through a middle-aged lady's eyes in her daily encounters with the street children who work and live off the harsh and sleazy world of adults.
2. Biola tak berdawai (2003)
99 min | Drama, Romance
A woman with a dark past dedicates herself to taking care of multi-handicapped children. When a young musician comes into her life, she is forced to face her history, or it will destroy her future.
5. Berbagi suami (2006)
120 min | Comedy, Drama
This is the story of women those are live in polygamy life. It's about their consequence to accept the status as other wife. There are three stories, packed with satire and surprisingly ... See full synopsis »
7. Sang Penari (2011)
112 min | Romance
Young teenagers Rasus and Srintil fall in loved amidst living in poverty in their small, poor village of Dukuh Paruk in 1960s. Srintil is blessed with her dancing moves said to have certain... See full summary »
9. Opera Jawa (2006)
Not Rated | 120 min | Musical
Setyo (Martinus Miroto) and Siti (Artika Sari Dewi) are young married couple with a classic domestic issue: communication. With their earthenware business comes close to going bankrupt, ... See full summary »
11. Pintu Terlarang (2009)
115 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
The life of a successful sculptor named is turned upside down when he began receiving mysterious messages from someone who asked for his help.
12. Janji Joni (2005)
83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
A film delivery man promises a beautiful young woman to deliver a film reel on time to a movie theater. But the the whole city seems to conspire against him.
14. Soegija (2012)
Drama, History, War
Though raising the universal aspect of humanity rather than emphasize the religious aspects, this film is about Dutch East Indies (now Indonesia) first indigenous bishop: Monsignor Albertus... See full synopsis »
18. Merantau (2009)
R | 134 min | Action, Drama
In Minangkabau, West Sumatera, Yuda a skilled practitioner of Silat Harimau is in the final preparations to begin his "Merantau" a century's old rites-of-passage to be carried out by the ... See full summary »
19. Lovely Man (2011)
76 min | Drama
Anchored by an outstanding turn by Asian Film Award-winner Donny Damara and bathed in an appropriately seedy neon wash, Indonesian indie writer-director Teddy Soeriaatmadjas Lovely Man is, ... See full synopsis »
20. Badai pasti berlalu (1977)
115 min | Drama
Based on the famous novel, this is a story about Siska, a young woman, who gets heartbroken, as her fiancé broke off their engagement. Her brother introduces her to his friend Leo, who is ... See full summary »
22. Ada Apa dengan Cinta? (2002)
112 min | Drama, Romance
A popular girl has to choose whether she wants to stay as a part of her clique or fall for the brooding literature-loving boy in her school.
24. Macabre (II) (2009)
Not Rated | 95 min | Horror
Two newly weds Adjie and Astrid, along with 3 of their best friends decided to have an interstate road trip as a last attempt to reconcile Adjie with his estranged little sister Ladya. ... See full summary »
25. Laskar Pelangi (2008)
124 min | Drama
In the 1970s, a group of 10 students struggles with poverty and develop hopes for the future in Gantong Village on the farming and tin mining island of Belitung off the east coast of Sumatra.
29. The Photograph (2007)
94 min | Drama
Sita is an escort at a karaoke bar who struggles to raise money to send her daughter out of the city to live with her grandmother and settle her debts with her pimp. She moves in with aging... See full summary »
32. Jermal (2008)
After his mothers death, 12-year-old Jaya (Iqbal S. Manurung) is sent to his father, Johar (Didi Petet), who works as a supervisor on a jermal (a fishing platform perched on log stilts in ... See full synopsis »
33. Gie (2005)
147 min | Biography, Drama
Soe Hok Gie is an activist who lived in the sixties. Set in the darkest era of Indonesian modern history, GIE is an interpretation of what happened based on his journal.
37. November 1828 (1979)
140 min | Drama, War
A group of Javanese villagers are driven to revolt against the Dutch colonialists in this historical drama, which revolves around the themes of loyalty and treachery.
39. Catatan (Harian) si Boy (2011)
96 min | Action, Drama, Romance
A circle of friends risking their Friendship, Trust, Love and Hope in search of a legend. A young and privileged teenager with a golden heart, beset with challenges and tribulations we face... See full summary »
40. Naga bonar (1987)
95 min | Comedy, War
Naga Bonar is a pickpocket. During the withdrawal of the Japanese occupying forces from Indonesia in 1945 he declares himself a general of the Liberation Forces. Soon a mask becomes his true self, and he becomes a true soldier and patriot.
43. Ruang (2006)
The film opens with the arrival of an old man named Rais (Slamet Rahardjo). A diplomat who returned to his homeland since his mother died. He came to the house of his sister, Rima (Reggy ... See full synopsis »
44. Keramat (2009)
80 min | Horror
A behind-the-scenes story of a group of filmmakers that turns out into a terrifying journey to the other "world" to save their mythically missing actress, Migi, by a supernatural power.