Sjumandjaja (Perfected Spelling: Syumanjaya; 5 August 1934 – 19 July 1985) was an Indonesian director, screenwriter, and actor. During his career he wrote numerous films, directed fourteen, acted in ten, and produced nine; he also won five Citra Awards from the Indonesian Film Festival. His films reflected social realism. Sjumandjaja was born in Batavia (modern day Jakarta), Dutch East Indies, and grew up there. During high school, he became interested in creative writing and acting, eventually joining the Senen Artists' Group. In 1956, when one of his short stories was adapted into a film, Sjumandjaja became active in the filmmaking industry, writing two films for the production company Persari. After receiving a government scholarship, he moved to Moscow and attended the All-Union State Institute of Cinematography. Upon returning to Indonesia in 1965, Sjumandjaja took a job at the Ministry of Information and continued writing screenplays. In 1971, after leaving the ministry, he directed his first feature film, Lewat Tengah Malam. He continued to write and direct films until his death from a heart attack on 19 July 1985.
|Date of birth|
|August 5th, 1934|
|Date of death|
|July 19th, 1985 at age of 50|
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|Cause of death|
1. Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography Colleges/University
The Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography (Russian: Всероссийский государственный университет кинематографии имени С.А.Герасимова, meaning All-Russian State University of Cinematography named after S. A. Gerasimov), VGIK for short, is a film school in Moscow, Russia.
|Official web page||www.vgik-edu.ru|
Institution social analysis
People attended Gerasimov Institute of Cinematography connected by profession and/or age
Si Doel anak modernComedy,Drama,Musical
Si Doel anak betawiDrama,Musical
Kabut Sutra Ungu
Lewat Tengah Malam