The Road to Mandalay

The Road to Mandalay

Two Burmese immigrants flee their country's civil war in search of a new life in Thailand. Finding work, they focus their efforts on acquiring Thai ID cards. However, when one achieves this goal, their relationship is doomed.

DIRECTED BY MIDI Z
MYANMAR, TAIWAN | 2016 | BURMESE WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES

The Road to Mandalay

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  • The Road to Mandalay

    Burmese immigrants sneak into Thailand on a well-trafficked route across the Mekong River, down quiet country roads and past bribed police checkpoints. Along this treacherous path to Bangkok, Lianqing (Wu Ke-Xi) and Guo (Kai Ko) meet, and their fates become entwined. After finding work, the coupl...