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Money Has Four Legs (2020)

Feature Comedy, Thriller 1h 38m
  • Directed by Maung Sun
  • Burmese
  • Myanmar

Viewer advice: Contains infrequent coarse language, sexual references, mature themes and mild violence

Wai, a young director, receives funding to shoot a film in the precarious city of Yangon based on his father’s reputation. But getting his project over the finish line is proving onerous: His producer is breathing down his neck about censorship. His actors would rather be live-streaming. His rent is going up. His wife is losing hope. His alcoholic brother-in-law breaks the camera. Evidently, money has four legs, and it’s only ever running away from Wai.

A comedy of errors that pays homage to Myanmar’s rich history of cinema – as well as its struggles with censorship – Maung Sun’s debut feature is bound to have you facepalming and laughing through the darkness.

Includes an introduction by Duncan Caillard.

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Director

Maung Sun

Producer

Ma Aeint

Screenwriter

Maung Sun

Screenwriter

Ma Aeint

Cinematographer

Thaid Dhi

Editor

Myo Min Khin

Subtitles

English

Origin

Myanmar