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by Lindsey Merrison


In Burma, where spirit worship has survived both the triumph of Buddhism and the vagaries of a military dictatorship, a lively cult peopled by talented mediums, many of them homosexuals, makes life under one of the world’s harshest regimes more bearable.

international title: FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES
original title: FRIENDS IN HIGH PLACES
country: Switzerland, Germany
sales agent: Lindsey Merrison Film
year: 2001
genre: fiction
directed by: Lindsey Merrison
film run: 86'
release date: DE 07/11/2002
screenplay: Lindsey Merrison
cinematography by: Lars Barthel
film editing: Stewart Young
music: U Sein Kala Hsaing Waing Ensemble
producer: Lindsey Merrison
production: Lindsey Merrison Film, Dschoint Ventschr Filmproduktion AG, SRF - Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen, Arte Deutschland TV, WDR - Westdeutscher Rundfunk Köln
distributor: Freunde der deutschen Kinemathek
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