Magazine article Screen International

Asian Shadows Picks Up Thai Drama 'Die Tomorrow' (Exclusive)

Magazine article Screen International

Asian Shadows Picks Up Thai Drama 'Die Tomorrow' (Exclusive)

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Bangkok-set contemporary tale to screen in Berlinale Forum.

Hong Kong-based sales agent Asian Shadows has picked up international rights to Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit’s Die Tomorrow, marking its first Thai acquisition.

The film, which will play in Berlin’s Forum section, is set in contemporary Bangkok and follows characters at different stages of their lives grappling with mortality.

Released on eight screens in Thailand in November 2017, the film is still playing and has grossed $160,000 to date.

Die Tomorrow is the fifth feature from Nawapol, whose first film 36 won the New Currents Award at Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in 2012 and had a long festival career.

His second feature, Mary Is Happy, Mary Is Happy, screened at the Venice Film Festival in 2013, while his feature documentary The Master premiered in BIFF’s Wide Angle section in 2015. …

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