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The Ghost of Java

Setan Jawa

Directed by Garin Nugroho
Indonesia, 2016


Combines Javanese mythology with contemporary dance that is inspired by Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau classic work Nosferatu ( 1922 ). Set in the early of 20th century, the black-and-white film follows Setio, a poor young man from a village, who falls in love with a princess from a Javanese aristocrat.

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The Ghost of Java Directed by Garin Nugroho

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