River of Exploding Durians

榴莲忘返



Film Information

Director: 杨毅恒 Edmund Yeo

Cast: 朱芷莹 Zhu Zhi-ying, 高圣 Shern Koe, 刘倩妏 Daphne Low, 梁祖仪 Joey Leong

Country: 马来西亚 Malaysia

Year: 2014

Runtime: 128mins

Rating: PG13 (Some Mature Content 内容只宜十三岁及以上)

English subtitles only, no Chinese subtitles 英文字幕,无中文字幕

*导演映后交流 Q&A with Director

Synopsis

Ming who isn't enthusiastic about studying strolls the forest and beach during the date with beautiful Mei Ann; but suddenly she becomes unable to get in contact with. Meanwhile, the construction of rare earth mining plant is being planned locally. An idealistic teacher Lim participates in protest campaign against construction while she teaches history to the students, and leads them to battle 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.

美安(梁祖仪饰演)与阿明(高圣饰演)是青梅竹马的好友,但是突然有一天美安消失了,无法联络。同时,稀土厂的建设正在规划中。历史老师林淑仪(朱芷莹饰演)不想要学生们只是背课本应付考试,她想让学生真正了解国家与历史。为此,她带领学生一起加入了反对稀土厂的抗议中。《榴莲忘返》讲述的正是一群学生在面对稀土厂慌乱的革命情感以及他们之间单纯的爱慕情怀。

东京国际电影节竞赛片 In Competition Tokyo International Film Festival

Screening

Date: 25 April 2015

Time: 1.30pm

Venue: Vivo 3

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