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The Road to Mandalay

PG15

Midi Z

2016|Taiwan, Myanmar, France, Germany|DCP|Colour|108'

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2017/07/10 16:50 SPOT HUASHAN Cinema A One Sold out

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Synopsis

Lianqing and Guo meet when they smuggle themselves into Thailand. Lianqing finds a job as a dishwasher in a restaurant while Guo works in a textile factory in the suburb. Guo really likes Lianqing, but Lianqing just focuses on getting the Thai ID card. They are two people with contradictory personalities, however they seem to be bound by fate. When Lianqing gets hold of the ID card, their love is doomed.

Director

Midi Z was born in Myanmar in 1982 and came to Taiwan at the age of sixteen. He graduated in Design and Art from the National Taiwan University of Technology and Science. In 2006, his graduation film, [Paloma Blanca], was invited to several festivals such as the Busan and the Gothenburg. In 2011, [Return to Burma], his debut feature, was in competition at the Busan and the Rotterdam. In 2014, [Ice Poison] won Best International Film at the Edinburgh and represented Taiwan at Foreign Language Oscars.

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