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16 January 2008 (USA) See more »
Setyo (Martinus Miroto) and Siti (Artika Sari Dewi) are young married couple with a classic domestic issue: communication... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Martinus Miroto ... Setio
Eko Supriyanto ... Ludiro
Artika Sari Devi ... Siti
Retno Maruti ... Sukesi
Jecko Siompo Pui ... Anom
I. Nyoman Sura ... Sura
Slamet Gundono ... Pewarte
Wenang Nggiku ... Dukun Sumba
Mugiyono ... Kusir Gerobak
Sutanti Sudarso ... Ibu Tua
Wahono ... Penembang Tua
Sukiatno ... Tukang Daging Prapto
Dahlan ... Srandul
Pawiro Wagimin ... Srandul
Subagyo ... Srandul
Marto ... Srandul
Bondan Nusantara ... Rodad 1
Giyatno Cermogundolo ... Rodad 2
Nursahid ... Trantib
Sogiran ... Trantib
Jiman ... Trantib
Naryono ... Trantib
Harjini ... Trantib

Directed by
Garin Nugroho 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Garin Nugroho 

Produced by
Simon Field .... executive producer
Keith Griffiths .... executive producer
Garin Nugroho .... producer
Original Music by
Rahayu Supanggah 
Cinematography by
Gay Hian Teoh 
Film Editing by
Andi Pulung Waluyo 
Production Design by
Nanang Rhamat  (as Nanang Rakhmat Hidayat)
Sound Department
Pahlevi Indra C. Santoso .... sound
Other crew
Claire Viroulaud .... press attache

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Also Known As:
"Opera Jawa" - Indonesia (original title)
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Indonesia:120 min | USA:120 min


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Incredible!, 8 March 2008
Author: lord_terabyte from Shreveport, Louisiana

This movie is not for everyone. In fact, I have my doubts about how many people are capable of appreciating it. Those who are ready to experience something completely new are in for a real treat. This is the only movie I have ever rated a 10. Why this one? Because there is nothing else remotely like it. It is not possible to write a spoiler for this movie. The more you know about it ahead of time the better you will be able to appreciate it. However even with no preparation this film has the power to move you in hard to explain ways. Even if it had no subtitles... I am not a fan of dance, or of musicals, but the combination of the 2 here along with stunning visuals and symbolism is irresistible. I could not take my eyes off the screen! This movie is amazing!

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