Magazine article Screen International

Mosquito Creates Buzz with Durians, Thieves

Magazine article Screen International

Mosquito Creates Buzz with Durians, Thieves

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Thailand's Mosquito Films Distribution has picked up four Southeast Asian titles, including The Second Life Of Thieves, directed by Woo Ming Jin, which is making its world premiere in BIFF's Window on Asian Cinema section.

Malaysian director Woo Ming Jin's previous films include Tiger Factory, which screened in Cannes, and Woman On Fire Looks For Water, which was in Venice and Busan.

Mosquito has also picked up Edmund Yeo's feature directorial debut River Of Exploding Durians, which will make its world premiere in competition at the upcoming Tokyo International Film Festival. Woo took on the role of producer for Yeo's film.

"Edmund and I are excited to work with Mosquito. We are in good hands and look forward to a long-term relationship with them. I believe this is a collaboration that will serve not just Malaysian and Thai cinema, but also Southeast Asian cinema in general. Together, we can share more of our films with the rest of the world," said Woo. …

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