BUFFALO RIDER

By Joel SOISSON

SCHLINGEL - IFF FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG AUDIENCE - as FEST

Action/Adventure - Completed 2016

A rebellious Thai-American girl, sent to live with relatives in rural Thailand, clashes with an entire village when she befriends a mute peasant boy and inspires him to compete in the annual buffalo race.

    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Action/Adventure, Social issues, Family
    • Countries
    • THAILAND
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, THAI
    • Budget
    • 1 - 3 M$
    • Duration
    • 94 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Joel SOISSON
    • Writer(s)
    • Joel SOISSON
    • Producer(s)
    • Fabienne WEN (Motionpictures Company, Ltd.), Chariyawan TAVORANON, Raimund HUBER
    • Synopsis
    • Shattered by the death of her mother, Jenny becomes withdrawn and combative. Deciding she will never speak again Jenny descends into a tormented and isolated world even in the midst of big city life in Los Angeles. Her American father, at a loss to help sends her to live with her Thai grand-mother in a small Thai village. Jenny feels she is in prison until she meets Boonrod, a peasant boy shunned by his village, whose only friend is his water buffalo.
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