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This edition: Opera Jawa (aka Requiem from Java)

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Episode Details

(2006/Indonesia, 120 min., color, drama, in Indonesian with English subtitles) Dir.: Garin Nugroho. Cast: Martinus Miroto, Artika Sari Devi, Eko Supriyanto. An updating of “The Abduction of Sita,” from the Hindu epic, The Ramayana. A wife in a rural Javan village is seduced by a neighborhood merchant while her husband is away, setting the stage for an epic battle between the two men. Distrib.: Lee Krugman Associates. Discussion guest: Somi Roy, Gold Coast International Film Festival.