Nok leaves her village headed for the big city. Once there, Nok moves in with her cousin Ana, confined to her home because of a strange disease that is leaving her blind as well as bringing her face to face with violent supernatural encounters, after which she mumbles a series of numbers predicting the winning lottery tickets. Will Nok be capable of getting rich off of her cousin’s anguish?
She entered the film world by chance and, with no training in the field of directing movies, she shot Chanthaly (12), becoming the first woman to direct a film in Laos. In 2016 she presented Dearest Sister in Sitges.
LAOS / FRANCE / ESTONIA, 2016
ProducerDouangmany Soliphanh, Mattie Do, Christopher Larsen, Sten Salubre, Helen Lohmus, Annick Mahnert
Visual EffectsDavid Scherer
WithAmphaiphun Phommapunya, Vilouna Phetmany
Edition: 2016 Section: Noves Visions Plus Original language:
English and others