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Butterfly and Flowers (ผีเสื้อและดอกไม้)


Celebrating 11 Years of Screening Southeast Asian Cinema 2004-2015

B&F croppedWednesday, December 2, 2015 at 6:30PM
Korean Studies Auditorium

Thailand (1985, 120 min)
Thai w/English subtitles

Director: Euthana Mukdasanit
Screenplay: Euthana Mukdasnit, based on the book by Nipparn (Makut Oradee)
Cinematography: Panya Nimchareongpong
Editing: M.L. Varapa Kasaemsri
Music: Butterfly
Sound: Nivat Sumneangsanor
Cast: Suriya Yaowasang (as Hu Yan), Wasana Pholyiam (as Mimpi), Suchao Pongwilai (as Hu Yan’s dad), Daojai Hathaikarn (as the teacher)

About the Film

BAM/PFA – Film Programs

“Richly deserving winner of seven Thai Film Awards and top prize at the Hawaii Film Festival, Euthana’s magical film is about Muslim kids in the south of Thailand who earn a living of sorts smuggling bags of rice on trains across the border into Malaysia.

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The CSEAS Film Series is hosted by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hawai’i, in support of the course ASAN 491G Cinema of Southeast Asia. Partial funding to purchase the films comes from the U.S. Dept. of Education and generous contributions from our loyal film fans. Remember to wear warm clothing. The auditorium is heavily air-conditioned.

Free and open to the public.

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