Pop Aye (2017)

  • January 25, 2023 | 8:00 PM - 9:45 PM | Wednesday
  • Oldham Theatre


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Director: Kirsten Tan
Runtime: 108 mins
Language: Thai with English subtitles
Country: Thailand, Singapore
Rating: M18 (Sexual Scenes)

Full Synopsis

Thana, a disenchanted middle-aged architect encounters an elephant on the streets of Bangkok that turns out to be his childhood companion, Pop Aye. Thana excitedly brings the elephant on a journey through rural Thailand to their hometown in the Loei province, in search of the farm where they grew up together – only to be confronted by a new reality. 

Pop Aye is the first Singaporean feature film to compete at the Sundance Film Festival. It won a Special Jury Prize for Screenwriting in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section in 2017. 

Courtesy of Giraffe Pictures

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