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MIFF: Pop Aye

Drama


 

A disenchanted architect finds an elephant in Bangkok that he remembers from his childhood, embarking on a trip to return the jumbo back home.

"Pop Aye" is a road trip with a difference. The narrative has many unexpected threads, with many interesting characters encountered on a grand adventure that's travelled one step at a time. The narrative is held tightly by camerawork that captures every expression and nuance of the beast. A story to sink into, enchanting ideas of seeking, finding and searching while not knowing what it is that you're looking for. I yam what I yam.

Anne Murphy

MIFF 2017
Madman Entertainment 102 mins