Film history in Indonesia has a long history and had become a king in his own country in the 1980s, when Indonesian films dominate local cinemas. Notable films at the time were teenage lifestyle and other films. The famous young film stars at the time were among Lydia Kandou, Nike Ardilla, Onky Alexander, Paramitha Rusady, Meriam Bellina , Desy Ratnasari, Ari Wibowo and etc
In those years the Indonesian Film Festival is still held every year to reward Indonesian filmmakers at that time. But because of one thing or other, Indonesian films increasingly sagged in the 90s that made almost all Indonesian films stuck in the themes of same stories. At that time the Indonesian film was no longer the host in the country itself. Films from Hollywood and Bollywood have seized the position.
It lasted until the beginning of the new century, appeared such as Laskar Pelangi movie played by many great actors and actress. This film is actually a musical film that is destined for children. Riri Riza and Mira Lesmana who are behind the scenes also managed to make local film a milestone in the revival of Indonesian cinema. Long queues in theaters for a month more indicate the success of commercial films.You can try to streaming movie online to know about it