Easy Money (13’10”)

There’s always a price to pay

A film by: Eim Chan Thar, Ja Roi Aung, Nang Mhwe Ning Seng, Min Yan Thaik and Mann Pye Phyo Aung; Editors: Thae Zar Chi Khaing, Zin Mar Oo and Khin Warso

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SYNOPSIS

Min Min quits working for his bossy aunt and falls in with a drug dealer. He enjoys the freedom of his new job and the cash certainly comes in handy. But ultimately he discovers there’s no such thing as easy money.

BIOGRAPHIES

Husband & Wife was the first film collaboration for Shan natives Nang Mhwe Ngin Seng and Mann Pye Phyo Aung who won a Goethe-Institut Myanmar award for his next documentary Lashio Ambulance. Eim Chan Thar delved into the Yangon tofu-making industry with her short 2017 documentary, Tofu Nights, while Ja Roi Aung practised her skills as sound recordist on the 2019 Yangon-set film Lost Boy. Min Yan Thaik is working on a documentary about bamboo Rafters in his native Mon State. The editing of Easy Money was a combined effort between experienced pair of hands Zin Mar Oo and newer editors Thae Zar Chi Khaing and Khin Warso both of whom already has an acclaimed documentary under their belt (Seeds of Sadness and Slate respectively).

FESTIVAL SCREENINGS

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TECHNICAL DETAILS

Duration 13’10’’ | Format 16:9 anamorphic | System PAL | Subtitles English | 2020





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