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Alang-alang

Alang-alang may refer to:

  • Alang-alang, one of the sixty-one (61) component barangays of the newly created Borongan City in Eastern Samar, Eastern Visayas region, Republic of the Philippines
  • Alang-alang, Mandaue City, a barrio in the Philippines
  • Indonesian for Imperata cylindrica, a species of grass
  • Alangalang, Leyte - a municipality in Leyte, Philippines
  • Alang-Alang (film), a 1939 film from the Dutch East Indies
  • Alang-Alang (TV series), a 1994 television serial from Indonesia
Alang-Alang (film)

Alang-Alang (taken from the Indonesian word for blady grass) is a 1939 film from the Dutch East Indies. Starring Mohamad Mochtar and Hadidjah, it follows a young man in his quest to rescue his love from a bandit. Inspired by the Tarzan film series and shot in a period of one month with borrowed animals, the film was a commercial success and credited as a factor in the solidification of the Indies' film industry, as well as helping jump start the Malaysian and Singaporean ones.

Alang-Alang (TV series)

Alang-Alang (taken from the Indonesian word for blady grass) is an Indonesian three-part television miniseries directed by Teguh Karya and broadcast in December 1994.