Mattie Do is making history. Since emigrating from the United States in 2010, she has become Laos’ only female filmmaker. Her debut, Chanthaly, was the first ever Laotian horror film, while her follow-up, Dearest Sister, became the country’s first submission to the Academy Awards. Do’s latest feature, her third, The Long Walk, is even more ambitious, blending Southeast Asian realism with time travel.
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