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Good Morning, Luang Prabang (2008)

Sabaidee Luang Prabang (Good Morning, Luang Prabang)
Running time: 95 min. | Genre: Romance
Good Morning, Luang Prabang

Synopsis

Sorn (Ananda Everingham), a multiracial photographer, is assigned by his editor to take a picture of Laos, where he’s reluctant to go. Even though, Sorn is half-Laotian, going back to his homeland is never in his mind. Sorn arrives at Pak-Cher town where he hires a guide, Noi (Khamlek Pallawong) to take him out to the best picture spot in Laos. They go from LeePee waterfall, Korn-Papeang , all the way to See-Pun hill, which is branch island of the Mae Khong River. Unfortunately, it’s Noi’s first time being a tour guide. She keeps taking them to the wrong direction. They have to ride and cruise uneasily everywhere. As a result, Sorn have to go back to his childhood home. By the time he gets there, Sorn finds out that his distance family for over 10 years still remembers him and welcomes him with open arms. Sorn gradually see Laos as his own home.

At the same time, Sorn develops a crush with Noi. He then treats her like a princess. However, Realizing that Sorn is crossing the line, Noi try to avoids seeing Sorn as much as possible. Sorn discovers his own Laotian root and wants to prove to Noi that he’s not seeing her as only an one-night stand.

Details

Original title

Sabaidee Luang Prabang (Good Morning, Luang Prabang)

Director

Anousone Sirisackda

Producer

Coproducción Laos-Tailandia; Lao Art Media, Spata

Running time

95 min.

Screenwriter

Sakchai Deenan, Anousone Sirisackda

Year

2008

Country

Laos Laos

 

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