River of Exploding Durians


River of Exploding Durians (2014)

A coastal town is turned upside down by the construction of a radioactive rare earth plant. An idealistic teacher and a group of high school students find themselves battling for the soul of their hometown. Based on real-life events, River of Exploding Durians is a sweeping tale of Malaysian history and its youth, where people are enveloped by politics and sadness while searching for love.

Casts: Zhu Zhi-Ying, Koe Shern, Joey Leong, Daphne Low, Mayjune Tan, Pearlly Chua, Loo Sheng Yau
Written and directed by Edmund Yeo
Produced by Woo Ming Jin
Director of Photography: Kong Pahurak
Sound : Sorayos Minimal Prapapan
Post Production: White Light Post

Festival Screenings:
Tokyo International Film Festival
(Main Competition)
Cambodia International Film Festival
International Film Festival Rotterdam
CAAMFest San Francisco
Singapore International Chinese Film Festival
Los Angeles Asia Pacific Film Festival
Green Film Festival in Seoul
Jaffna International Film Festival
Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival
Hong Kong Asian Film Festival
(Nominated for New Talent Award)
China Independent Film Festival
(In competition)
Lumière CinemAvvenire Film Festival
(In competition)

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