Urban Boutiq - The Road to Mandalay
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The Road to Mandalay

2016 Drama 01h48

The human traffickers have a well-established route: from Burma into Thailand across the Mekong River at Tchilek, along quiet country roads, passing bribed police checkpoints and into Bangkok, where the illegal migrants are on their own. Lianqing is one of five illegals who travels this route one summer night in 2013; along the way a fellow migrant called Guo is kind to her, and their fates later become entwined. Once in Thailand, Lianqing finds ‘underground’ jobs, saves money and finds out where to buy fake identity papers with the hope of making it to Taiwan. But Guo has different ambitions…

Director: Midi Z

Casting: Kai Ko, Wu Ke-Xi, Wang Shin-Hong

Language: Thai, Burmese

Subtitles: English, French

Release date: 01/12/2016

Venice Days 2016 - Fedeora Prize for Best Film, Toronto IFF 2016 Contemporary World Cinema, Busan IFF 2016, Sao Paulo IFF 2016, Tokyo Filmex 2016 Competition, Marrakech IFF 2016 Competition, IFFR Rotterdam 2017, Göteborg IFF 2017, Munich IFF 2017

« Midi Z produces his best work yet with “The Road to Mandalay" [...], bound to travel far and wide. » - Variety

« Midi Z’s control of mood, pace and performance builds an engrossing drama. » - Screen

« intensely moving film with a heart-and-soul lead performance. » - The Guardian

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