Jaipong Dancer: A Sweeping Story of Love, Hate and Moral Corruption Set Against a Backdrop of Violent Unrest in Indonesia

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Jaipong Dancer: A Sweeping Story of Love, Hate and Moral Corruption Set Against a Backdrop of Violent Unrest in Indonesia - Sweeting, Patrick

Set in Sumatra, Indonesia, in the 1950s, "Jaipong Dancer" is a story of lost innocence and complex moral dilemmas. It follows the journey of Yahyu, a young Javanese dancer, who runs away from a forced marriage and becomes unwittingly involved in the violent struggle for Sumatra's independence from Jakarta. On her long passage from fame to ... Read More

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