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

Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit

NAWAPOL THAMRONGRATTANARIT (*1984). Celebrated for his uniquely eccentric style, this self-taught director from Thailand has twice been a guest at FILMFEST HAMBURG: in 2013 with "36" and in 2014 with "Mary is Happy, Mary is Happy", which won the NDR Young Talent Prize.

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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
Original title: Mary is Happy, Mary is Happy
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language:
Section: Asia Express
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Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
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
Director of Photography: Pairach Khumwan
Music: Somsiri Sangkaew
Production Design:
Editor: Chonlasit Upanigkit
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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German Distributor:
World Sales: Mosquito Films Distribution
Production: Pop Pictures
Contact: Supatcha Thipsena, Mosquito Films Distribution: supatcha@mosquitofilmsdistribution.com

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