Competition - Fiction

Manta Ray

by Phuttiphong Aroonpheng

On the shores of Thailand, where thousands of Rohingya have drowned, a fisherman finds an unconscious man. Nursing him back to health, he builds a friendship with this silent stranger... Awarded the Orizzonti Grand Prize at the Venice Film Festival, this first feature film by Phuttiphong Aroonpheng plunges the viewer into dark depths, an initiation story accompanied by a powerful visual and auditory atmosphere. Undoubtedly, a great filmmaker is born.
  • Section: Competition - Fiction
  • Original language: Thai
  • Subtitles: French & English

Asia

Director(s):

Phuttiphong Aroonpheng

Writer(s):

Phuttiphong Aroonpheng

Casting:

Wanlop Rungkamjad

Aphisit Hama

Rasmee Wayrana

World sales:

Jour2Fête

Production:

Diversion

Les Films de l’Etranger

Cinematographer:

Nawarophaat Rungphiboonsophit

Music:

Christine Ott

Mathieu Gabry

Sound:

Arnaud Rolland

Chalermrat Kaweewattana

Charles Bussienne

Duration:

105'

Year:

2018

Production country:

Thailand , France & China

Status:

Swiss Premiere

Dates

Saturday 9 March

21h00

Grütli - Salle Simon

In the presence of the filmmaker

completed

Monday 11 March

18h30

Grütli - Salle Langlois

In the presence of the filmmaker

completed