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Films By D. Djayakusuma

THE TIGER FROM TJAMPA (D. Djayakusuma, 1953)
Filmed largely on location in 1953 in villages in West Sumatra (the region of the matri-lineal Minangkabau people), Djayakusuma's The Tiger From Tjampa is still highly regarded today as an early, fin… Read more

WHIPFIRE (D. Djayakusuma, 1958)
Djayakusuma's Whipfire, an earthy and stirring drama about peasants opposing an exploitative village head, utilises an East Javanese tradition of staging ceremonial whip fights as its central motif: … Read more

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