Pop Aye

Directed by Kirsten Tan

Release: 2017
Runtime: 102
Country: Thailand, Singapore
Language: Thai with English Subtitles
Director: Kirsten Tan
Writer: Kirsten Tan
Crew: Anthony Chen, Weijie Lai, Wenhong Huang, Zhang Jianbin, Deng Li, Lee Chatametikool, Chananun Chotrungroj

A successful Bangkok architect in the midst of a midlife crisis is reunited with an elephant he knew growing up. The two embark on a road trip to the man's childhood home in the idyllic Thai countryside. Along the way, they meet a colorful cast of characters that includes a pair of nonplussed local police officers, a forlorn transgender sex worker, and a mysteriously wise drifter. As the encounters mount and the bond between man and elephant deepens, filmmaker Kirsten Tan weaves a strikingly universal tale in this feature debut that won prizes (and hearts) at the Sundance and Rotterdam Film Festivals.

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  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Color: Color
  • Formats: DVD

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