Wayang Kulit: the shadow puppet theatre of Java

United States

Film
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This film explores parts of an all night performance of the Wayang Kulit, a traditional Javanese puppet play. The characters in the film are from the Mahabharata, a story of Hindu origin, telling of the great war between the five Pendawa brothers who represent good and their cousins - the Korawas, who represent evil.

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Credits

director

Baylis Glascock

producer

Baylis Glascock

production company

Baylis Glascock Films

Duration

00:17:00:00

Production places
United States

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013870

Language

English

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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