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Tropical Malady ()

Sud pralad (original title)
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A romance between a soldier and a country boy, wrapped around a Thai folk-tale involving a shaman with shape-shifting abilities.

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Keng
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Tong
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Huai Dessom
Sirivech Jareonchon
Udom Promma

Directed by

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Written by

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul ... ()

Produced by

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Olivier Aknin ... executive producer
Paiboon Damrongchaitham ... co-producer
Charles de Meaux ... producer
Marco Mueller ... co-producer
Axel Möbius ... co-producer
Christoph Thoke ... co-producer
Pantham Thongsangl ... co-producer

Cinematography by

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Jarin Pengpanitch
Vichit Tanapanitch
Jean-Louis Vialard

Film Editing by

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Lee Chatametikool
Jacopo Quadri

Editorial Department

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Jacopo Quadri ... editing advisor

Production Design by

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Akekarat Homlaor

Costume Design by

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Pilaitip Jamniam

Production Management

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Tiana Mille ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Sompot Chidgasornpongse ... second assistant director
Suchada Sirithanawuddhi ... first assistant director

Sound Department

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Lee Chatametikool ... sound editor
Thitipant Chongcharoen-choke-skul ... sound designer
Akritchalerm Kalayanamitr ... location sound (as Akrit Chaya-ngam) / sound designer / sound
Boom Suvagondha ... assistant sound mixer
Sirapob Tungkasaeranee ... boom operator
Narathip Tungkaseranee ... boom operator / foley editor
Jasmin Vorabutr ... sound editor
Teekadet Vucharadhanin ... foley artist
Traithep Wongpaiboon ... re-recording mixer

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Manfred Büttner ... visual effects producer
Markus Degen ... lead compositor / visual effects supervisor
Florian Gellinger ... digital compositor
Caterina Schiffers ... digital compositor: postproduction, TVT

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Plot Summary

'Tropical Malady' explores the passionate relationship between two men with unusual consequences. The film is divided in two parts. The first half charts the modest attraction between two men in the sunny, relaxing countryside and the second half charts the confusion and terror of an unknown menace lurking deep within the jungle shadows. Written by Sujit R. Varma

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Also Known As
  • Tropical Malady (France)
  • Tropical Malady - Liebe kennt nur den Moment... (Germany)
  • Tropical Malady (Italy)
  • Tropical Malady (United States)
  • Tropical Malady (World-wide, English title)
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Runtime
  • 118 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia The same year that this film was chosen to compete at the Cannes, the government sent a delegation of Thai film-makers to the festival. Ironically, when the director asked to be included, officials denied him support, saying that there were no more plane tickets. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Cinema Today and the Future (2011). See more »

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