Ma Ma

In Rangoon, Ma Ma seems to live freely, dealing some cocaïne to have a better future with the father of the baby she carries. Being dumped by him makes her feel stronger : she decides to raise the child alone and have a virtuous life, so she quits her drug gang. But her boss will not let her go…

  • John La Raw
    Director
    Opium War
  • John La Raw
    Writer
    Opium War
  • Brang Mai
    Producer
  • Kim Eun-hee
    Producer
  • Aye Myat Thu
    Key Cast
    “Ma Ma”
  • Htun Htun
    Key Cast
    “Nai Nai”
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 44 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 1, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    Myanmar
  • Country of Filming:
    Myanmar
  • Shooting Format:
    6k
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.39
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Distribution Information
  • Panda Media
    Country: Worldwide
    Rights: All Rights
  • Producer
    Country: Myanmar
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - John La Raw

Born in the catholic Kachin state in Myanmar, John La Raw has been a catholic priest, a radio announcer and a writer before being a filmmaker. He shot a documentary, Opium War, that he edited during a couple of years until a 52 minutes version in 2019. Meanwhile, he mastered in filmmaking at Chungang University in Seoul and shoot his first feature Ma Ma in Myanmar, with the help of his Korean classmates.

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