Ca-Bau-Kan (2002)

02/07/2002 (ID) Drama 1h 59m

Saya ke Jakarta mencari jejak pendosa...saya anak Ca-bau-kan.


Ca Bau Kan relates the saga of Giok Lan, an Indonesian woman living in the Netherlands, who returns to Indonesia in search of her roots. Her mother, Tinung, a village woman, was known as ‘Ca Bau Kan’ – a word used to describe a courtesan who entertained Chinese men in colonial Indonesia. Giok Lan’s father, Tan Peng Liang (Ferry Salim), was an immigrant Chinese merchant who had a very successful tobacco business in Batavia. She becomes deeply involved with him, and causes a scandal when he has Tinung move in with his family. The film is set between 1930 and 1950, and unfolds the story of Giok Lan and her parents: Tinung and Tan Peng Liang where Tan is eventually ruined when his rivals begin to attack him. This is owing to the significant contrast in socio-economic and cultural background, as the love of these last two characters face a series of difficulties.

  1. Nia Dinata

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Remy Sylado


  3. Puguh P. S. Admadja


Top Billed Cast

  1. Ferry Salim

    Ferry Salim

    Tan Peng Liang Semarang

  2. Lola Amaria

    Lola Amaria

    Tinung/Siti Noerhajati

  3. Niniek L. Karim

    Niniek L. Karim

    Giok Lan

  4. Robby Tumewu

    Robby Tumewu

    Thio Boen Hiap

  5. Joseph Ginting

    Oey Eng Goan

  6. Henky Solaiman

    Henky Solaiman

    Liem Kiem Jang

  7. Alex Komang

    Alex Komang

    Soetardjo Rahardjo

  8. Tutie Kirana

    Tutie Kirana

    Jeng Tut

  9. Stanley Worotikan

    Lie Kok Pien

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Status Released

Original Language Indonesian

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