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River of Exploding Durians

Edmund Yeo Director


    A coastal town is turned upside down by the construction of a radioactive rare earth plant.

    An idealistic teacher and a group of high school students find themselves battling for the soul of their hometown.

    Based on real-life events, River of Exploding Durians is a sweeping tale of Malaysian history and its youth, where people are enveloped by politics and sadness while searching for love.