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Thailand 2019 – Director: Pailin Wedel – Original language: Thai, English – Subtitles: English

A child dies and his family are sent on a journey from Buddhist traditions to ultra-modern science. Futuristic research gives the relatives hope of a second life. A moving observation of parental and sibling love.

We present the German premiere of the film at DOK.fest München 2020 @home.

 

Writer: Pailin Wedel, Nina Ijas. Camera: Mark Dobbin. Sound: Akritchalerm Kalayanamitr. Editing: Nina Ijas. Music: Chapavich Temnitikul. Production: 2050 Productions Co., Ltd. Producer: Pailin Wedel. Length: 76 min.

Biography

Thai-American filmmaker and journalist Pailin Wedel began her career as a photojournalist. Her work focuses on topics such as faith, traumas or the tensions between East and West. She produces reports for Al Jazeera, Bloomberg, National Geographic and Monocle. In 2017 she founded the company 2050 Productions.

 

Filmography

ASIA’S METH BOOM, MM 2019, 26 Min.
SOUTH KOREA'S GENDER WAR, QA 2017, 25 Min.
THAILAND'S TAINTED ROBES, QA 2014, 25 Min.

#What about religion? #Human Animal Machine #Only for a short time #Asia

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