Traditional Legends Of Java Are Brought To Life As Polar Soap Operas

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Craftsman look at the wings of a bird they are making during the... News PhotoArts Culture and Entertainment,Craftsperson,Horizontal,Human Interest,Indonesia,Jakarta,Radio,Soap Opera,Television ShowPhotographer Collection: Getty Images Entertainment 2013 Getty ImagesJAKARTA, INDONESIA - OCTOBER 21: Craftsman look at the wings of a bird they are making during the production of Ciung Wanara, one of the many Indonesian soap operas based on traditional Indonesian legends on October 21, 2013 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The stories often involving kings, dragons, evil ministers, witches, gods and heroes, which were traditionally performed as shadow puppet plays and by professional storytellers, have a huge audience who have embraced the complex stories, much as western audiences have taken to the fictional intrigue of Game of Thrones.(Photo by Ed Wray/Getty Images)