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Malila The Farewell Flower

“Nanaros and Sapanphong give Thoughtful performances, bringing naturalism and grace to their lead roles” - Sarah Ward, Screen Daily

17 February 2018 4 March 2018

Thai with English subtitles

 

 

A rising star in the Thai independent film scene, Anucha Boonyawatana explores tragic gay romance in his sophomore feature film, this time asking the perennial question: Can Buddhist philosophy liberate the soul? The two male characters delve into the mysteries of love and spiritual redemption, and their story challenges the preconception of sexual identity, boasted by popular soap actor Sukollawat Kanarot in his most controversial role yet.

Festivals & Awards
Singapore International Film Festival: Won Best Director
Singapore International Film Festival: Nominated Best Asian Feature Film
Busan International Film Festival: Won Kim Jiseok Award

 

 

About the film

Director: Anucha Boonyawatana
Country: Thailand
Year: 2017
Duration: 94 mins
Short Film: TBA