Synopsis: ‘Former gay lovers Shane and Pitch reunite after years apart and try to heal the wounds of their past. Shane is haunted by the tragic death of his daughter, while Pitch suffers a grave illness, rejecting medical treatment as painful and ineffective.
‘Pitch creates beautiful structures of flowers and banana leaves, as a way to cope. Meanwhile, Shane trains to become a Buddhist monk, to build karma for Pitch to either keep him alive or to help in his afterlife. A remarkably beautiful, spiritual film, MALILA: THE FARWELL FLOWER is as close to transcendent as cinema gets.’
Malila: The Farewell Flower is available on DVD and VoD in the UK now. You can take a look at the trailer for the movie below. [Read more…]