December 05, 2016

Louis Loves Baitong

One of the movies screening at this year's Luangprabang Film Festival is this one called Louis Loves Baitong by director Thavisack Thammavongsa.  It's a Lao romantic comedy coupled with a bit of drama.  (Lao with English subtitles)

Video Credit:  TK SoundLao

The official description:

Louis is a Lao boy who grew up in France. He returns home to Vientiane to search for his missing mother, Mrs. Phone. Baitong is a specialist in finding missing persons whom Louis hires to help him find his mother. Together they go to Vang Vieng to search for people with his mother’s name. Before their journey, Baitong’s heart was broken, and her mission with Louis inadvertently causes their relationship to grow. They both like and admire each other, but they are not sure whether it is love. After returning to Vientiane, many obstacles to a relationship arise, and Louis struggles to overcome them.


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