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Tropical Malady

35 mm/ 118 minutes/ 2004 (Thai title: Sud Pralad)

Thailand/France/ Germany/ Italy

In Tropical Malady, the horror story disguises a disturbing sexual political agenda. The film explores the passionate relationship between two men with unusual consequences.

Awards

Prix du Jury, Cannes Film Festival, France, 2004
Age d'or Prize, Cine'de'couvertes, Belgium, 2004
Grand Prize, Tokyo Filmex, Japan, 2004
Best Film, The xx International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in Turin, Italy, 2005
Special Jury Prize, The xx International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in Turin, Italy, 2005
Special Jury Prize, Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore, 2005

 Starring: Sakda Kaewbuadee and Banlop Lomnoi

 Sound and Sound Design: Akritchalerm Kalayanamitr

 Edited by Lee Chatametikool and Jacopo Quadrie

 Digital Visual Effects provided by tvt., Germany/ Supervised by Markus  Degen

 Kick the Machine

 Anna Sanders Films

 Co-Production Companies: TIFA, Thoke+Moebius, Downtown Pictures

 Co-Producers: Piboon Damrongchaiyatham, Christoph Thoke, Axel Moebius,  Marco  Muller, Pantham Thongsang

 Produced by Charles de Meaux

 Conceived by Apichatpong Weerasethakul

 PRIX DU JURY 2004

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Also officially selected for the following film festivals

Cinédécouvertes - Age d'or Prize 2004 - Cinédécouverte Prize

New Zealand Film Festival - July 2004

Melbourne International Film Festival - July 2004

Pacific Meridian, Vladivostok - September 2004

Toronto International Film Festival- September 2004

Festival do Rio, Brazil - September 2004

Vancouver International Film Festival- September 2004

New York Film Festival - October 2004

Pusan International Film Festival- October 2004

New Cinema, New Media, Montr?al - October 2004

Viennale - October 2004

Sithengi, South Africa - November 2004

Tokyo Filmex - November 2004

Taipei Golden Horse International Film Festival- November 2004

Sitges Film Festival, Spain - December 2004