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THE WOMEN

By The Maw NAING

ONE POINT ZERO - as PROD

Drama - Pre-Production 2020

A group of Burmese women struggle to survive while working menial jobs when they begin to realize that their biggest problem isn’t a lack of money but a lack of rights. As they face decisions that could change their futures, they are unsure if they are walking into the darkness or out of it.

Festivals
& Awards

Busan - BIFF/APM 2017
APM
Locarno 2018
Sørfond Award
Sørfond Pitching Forum 2018
Final 6 Projects
SAFF 2018
AVA Award
Locarno 2018
Open Doors Grant
SEAFIC 2019
3rd Edition
    • Year of production
    • 2020
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • MYANMAR, SWITZERLAND, SINGAPORE
    • Languages
    • BURMESE
    • Budget
    • 0.3 - 0.6 M$
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • The Maw NAING
    • Writer(s)
    • Youngjeong OH
    • Producer(s)
    • Youngjeong OH (One Point Zero)
    • Synopsis
    • Four women share a room at a dormitory in Yangon, Myanmar. They are Mi Thet (19), Sa Phay (21), Ei Lay (14) and Khin Su (23) who all moved to the big city from villages to find jobs. Mi Thet and Sa Phay work at a garment factory, but they haven’t been paid for months.
      Ei Lay works as a housemaid at an ex-military general’s house, but she gets a chance to change her position in the house.
      Khin Su is eight months pregnant and works as a maid at a hotel while waiting for her husband, with whom she has lost contact during his work in Thailand.
      As they struggle to survive while working these menial jobs, they begin to realize that their biggest problem isn’t a lack of money but a lack of rights. As they face decisions that could change their futures, they are unsure if they are walking into the darkness or out of it.
    • Partners & financing
    • Visions Sud Est
      POTOCOL
      Bert Pictures
    • Production schedule

    • [Production Stage] January 2020 - March 2020

      [Post Production Stage] April 2020 - December 2020

      Theatrical Release date: December 2020
    • Beginning of shooting
    • Jan 01, 2020
    • End of shooting
    • Mar 03, 2020