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Prabda Yoon’s feature debut will play in Rotterdamn’s Hivos Tiger Awards Competition.
Thai sales outfit Mosquito Films Distribution has picked up worldwide rights to Thai writer-director Prabda Yoon’s Motel Mist, the only Asian entry at the upcoming International Film Festival Rotterdam’s (Jan 27 - Feb 7) revamped Hivos Tiger Awards Competition.
His new thriller is set entirely in a ‘love motel’ where five lives connect in unexpected ways and mysterious powers are at play. The characters include two school girls, a motel staff member, a man obsessed with sexual fetish and a former child actor who believes aliens are chasing him.
“In a country where justice and basic human rights are fragile and can be easily violated by ‘higher powers’ with absurd and often comical logic, it seems »
International Film Festival Rotterdam (Iffr) has revealed the eight titles that will compete in the revamped Hivos Tiger Awards Competition at this year’s 45th edition (Jan 27-Feb 7).
The titles are:
History’s Future - Fiona Tan (Neth)The Land Of The Enlightened - Pieter-Jan De Pue (Bel-Neth-Ire-Ger)Motel Mist - Prabda Yoon (Thai)Oscuro Animal - Felipe Guerrero (Col-Arg-Neth-Ger-Gre)Radio Dreams - Babak Jalali (Us)La Ultima Tierra - Pablo Lamar (Par-Neth-Chi-Qat)Where I Grow Old - Marília Rocha (Bra-Por)A Woman, A Part - Elisabeth Subrin (Us)
All are world premieres, except The Land Of The Enlightened, which will receive its European premiere at Iffr after screening at Sundance in the world cinema documentary competition.
Other notable titles include Us drama A Woman, A Part, which »
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