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28 Feb 2016 15:00

The Monk at Asian Film Festival

This Myanmar-Czech co-production is a wonderful coming-of-age portrait of a young monk, Zawana, raised in a monastery in the Burmese countryside, and the relationship between him and his aging superior who rescued him from the streets.When the superior falls ill, the young monk is left to decide whether the spiritual path through life is the right one for him.

The Monk (The Maw Naing, Myanmar/ Czech Republic, 2014)Age Rating: 12A
91 minutes, UK premiere
Language: Burmese with English subtitles
Director: The Maw Naing
Screenwriter: Aung Min
Producers: Vít Janeček
Cinematographer: Tin Win Naing
Cast: Thein Shwe, Kyaw Nyi Thu, Moe San, Han Nawe Nyein

Tickets for this film should be purchased on the Regent Street Cinema website here. Special price for double bills which includes  Mina Walking also available.

For more information go to the film’s Facebook page here.

To watch the trailer click below:

Part of the Asia House Film Festival 2016. To read about all the films being screened at this year’s Festival click here.



Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent St, London W1B 2UW


28 Feb 2016 15:00


Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event

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