DEAREST SISTER

NONG HAK

By Mattie DO

SCREEN DIVISION - as PROD / CONS

Horror - Completed 2016

A Lao village girl’s only chance of escaping indentured poverty is to manipulate her wealthy cousin’s illness into dependence.

Festivals
& Awards

BFI London FF 2016
Dare
Hawaii International Film Festival 2016
Sitges FF 2016
Special Jury Mention Casa Asia
Fantastic Fest 2016
Singapore International Film Festival 2016
Lund International Fantastic Film Festival 2016
Special Jury Mention
Hermosillo International Film Festival 2016
Brooklyn Horror Film Festival 2016
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • Horror, Drama
    • Countries
    • LAOS, FRANCE, ESTONIA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, ESTONIAN, THAI
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Mattie DO
    • Writer(s)
    • Christopher LARSEN
    • Producer(s)
    • Douangmany SOLIPHANH (LAO ART MEDIA), Mattie DO (Sleepy Whippet Films), Annick MAHNERT (SCREEN DIVISION), Sten SALUVEER (OREE FILMS), Helen LOHMUS (OREE FILMS)
    • Synopsis
    • A village girl from southern Laos travels to Vientiane to care for a rich cousin who has mysteriously lost her sight, and yet somehow gained the ability to communicate with the dead. When the poor girl realizes that her cousin is receiving messages from the spirits that allow her to win the lottery, she must choose between nursing her cousin back to health or keeA village girl from southern Laos travels to Vientiane to care for a rich cousin who has mysteriously lost her sight, and yet somehow gained the ability to communicate with the dead. When the poor girl realizes that her cousin is receiving messages from the spirits that allow her to win the lottery, she must choose between nursing her cousin back to health or keeping her new source of income.ping her new source of income.
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