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Tropical Malady (2004)

Tropical Malady is a sophisticated, loving, humane, yet haunting film that explores the relationship between two beings. Like his previous film, Blissfully Yours, Weerasethakul constructs Tropical Malady through the juxtaposition of two related halves. However, in this case, the relation between the halves isn’t as overt.

Heed my warning: this film will linger on in your mind for weeks!

The first story looks at the courtship between two young men: Tong, an ice factory worker, and Keng, a soldier. … (read more)

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