Opera Jawa

opera_jawa1.jpgHere’s a beautiful and fascinating new film for Ramayana afficianados: Opera Jawa by Indonesian director Garin Nugroho. It’s currently doing festival rounds and specialty screenings (like the one I attended last night at the Asia Society) but hopefully will gain wider distribution. As a freaky surreal art-house spectacle it’s not really destined for mainstream audiences, but every big city and college town could handle it. If it screens near you, run don’t walk.

1 comment to Opera Jawa

  • Thanks for your support to Opera Jawa, it is spirit for my creativity, hope we’ll be meet at Indonesia or at your country…It is beautiful if someday i can see your animation…

    best regard
    Garin Nugroho

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