River of Exploding Durians
불타는 두리안의 강
|Synopsis||A coastal town is turned upside down by the construction of a radioactive rare earth plant. An idealistic teacher and a group of high school students find themselves battling for the soul of their hometown. Based on real-life events, River of Exploding Durians is a sweeping tale of Malaysian history and its youth, where people are enveloped by politics and sadness while searching for love.|
Edmund YEO 에드먼드 여Edmund YEO makes films in both Malaysia and Japan. He was the youngest Malaysian director to ever compete at the Venice Film Festival in 2009 with his Japanese-language short Kingyo. The following year, he won the Best Asian Short Film Award at the Busan International Film Festival with his Malaysian short, Inhalation. His debut feature film River of Exploding Durians premiered at the Main Competition section of the Tokyo International Film Festival 2014.