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Wayang Golek in the World of Man: Puppetry and Dance in West Java

Subtitle
Puppetry and dance in West Java
Synopsis
About West Javanese (Sundanese) rod puppets, Wayang Golek, and the relationship between puppetry and classical Sundanese human dance. Gives an introduction to the Sunda area and its people, shows fragments of ceremonial folk dances, presents techniques of puppet manufacture and demonstrates of Wayang Golek puppetry. Also shows the classical Sundanese Klana dance and the dance of the hero character Gatotkaca.
Language
English
Country
Netherlands
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 34 min.
Year of production
1973
Availability
Sale
Subjects
Anthropology; Dance; Drama
Keywords
Java; Klana dance; puppet theatre; Sunda Islands

Credits

Writer
E Heins

Production Company

Name

SFW

Address
The Netherlands
Notes
Foundation for Film and Science

Distributor

Name

MeMO nv

Phone
(010 31) +30 736400
Fax
(010 31) +30 734774
Address
Postbus 9822
3506 GV Utrecht
The Netherlands
Notes
PAL standard for UK use

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