Money Has Four Legs (2020)
- Directed by Maung Sun
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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EditorMyo Min Khin