Return to Burma (2011) | SEA of Sadness

25th August 2019
Sunday 5:00pm - 6:30pm

Venue:

Oldham Theatre

Description:

Original Title: Guī lái dí rén 歸來的人
Director: Midi Z
Runtime: 84 min
Country: Myanmar, Taiwan
Language: Burmese with English subtitles
Rating: PG13 (Smoking Scenes)

After decades of military rule, Myanmar has finally held its first presidential election. Xing-hong decides to return home after 12 years as a migrant worker in Taiwan. However, upon his arrival,
he feels like a stranger in a foreign land. Shot during the period immediately following the election, Return to Burma is director Midi Z’s semi-autobiographical homecoming story, capturing all
the hope and uncertainty of a country in a time of transition.