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by Saeed Taji Farouky


In the Magway region of Myanmar, a country home to one of the oldest petroleum industries in the world, live husband and wife Thein Shwe and Htwe Tin. Running an unregulated oil field, they produce a barrel every few days. They wish above all else to see their youngest son succeed, to break the cycle of poverty.

international title: A Thousand Fires
original title: A Thousand Fires
country: France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Palestine
sales agent: Square Eyes
year: 2021
genre: documentary
directed by: Saeed Taji Farouky
film run: 90'
screenplay: Saeed Taji Farouky
cinematography by: Saeed Taji Farouky
film editing: Catherine Rascon
music: Fatima Dunn
producer: Estelle Robin You
co-producer: Palmyre Badinier, Joram Willink, May Odeh
production: Les films du Balibari, Akka Films, Bind, Odeh Films

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