30.09. - 09.10.2021

Happy Old Year Thailand 2019 | 113 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2020

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.

rated for 0 + years
A clear-out becomes a melancholic reflection on keeping hold and letting go. Jean has a new philosophy: long live minimalism! She plans to radically purge her life – à la Marie Kondo. Following the clear-out icon’s mantra »If it doesn’t bring you joy, get rid of it!« she sets about clearing out her parents' house. But in amongst the mountains of bric-a-brac are also her mother and brother. And they’re not the only ones to put up resistance to the cleansing of the past. Jean sets out on a cathartic journey into the emotional memory of things – beyond an ideology of »out of sight, out of mind«.
Original title: How to ting ting yang rai mai hai leua ter
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Thai
Section: Asia Express
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit
Screenplay: Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit
Cast: Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying, Sunny Suwanmethanont
Producer: Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit
Director of Photography: Niramon Ross
Music: Jaithep Raroengjai
Production Design: Patcharanun Talanon
Editor: Chonlasit Upanigkit
Sound: Nopawat Likitwong
Costume design: Pacharin Surawatanapongs
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: GDH 559 Company Limited
Production: Happy Ending Film Company Limited
Contact: DD Pholthaweechai, GDH 559 Company Limited:


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