24.9. - 3.10.2020

Mary is Happy, Mary is Happy Thailand 2013 | 127 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2014

Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit

Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit (1984) is a self-taught director and one of Thailand's most successful young film-makers. His debut film 36 (Filmfest Hamburg 2013) won the debut film prize at the Busan festival and he was invited to present Mary Is Happy, Mary Is Happy* at the Venice Film Festival.

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This intermedial project from Thailand is probably one of the most refreshing films of recent years. Instead of a screenplay, the director Thamrongrattanarit used the 410 tweets from a complete stranger, Twitter user @marylony. Each tweet is the basis for the next scene. Instead of the anticipated chaos of unconnected sequences, the funny, light-footed coming-of-age story of a high school student called Mary develops. Including a romance, exploding phones and a trip to Paris. #FFHH14isHappy
Orig. Title: Mary is Happy, Mary is Happy
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language:
Section: Asia Express
Director: Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit
Screenplay: Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit, basierend auf den Tweets von Mary Molony
Cast: Patcha Poonpiriya, Chonnikan Netjui, Vasuphon Kriangprapakit, Udomporn Honladdaporn, Rossarin Ananchanachai
Producer: Aditya Assarat
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Somsiri Sangkaew
Director of Photography: Pairach Khumwan
Production Design:
Editor: Chonlasit Upanigkit
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Mosquito Films Distribution
Production: Pop Pictures
Contact: Supatcha Thipsena, Mosquito Films Distribution:


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