���Love and Liquor��� and ���Journey to Piya��� are two classic Burmese movies. ���Love and Liquor,��� the first Burmese feature film, premiered in 1920. The movie is a silent film about gambling and alcoholism, and became a success despite its poor video quality.Continue Reading
���Journey to Piya��� is a film about a one-day road trip that turns into a 10 day trip, due to multiple breakdowns. The film features scenes that mention country���s socialist economy, which caused the film to get banned by censors.
In 1962, the Burmese government overtook the country���s film industry and applied strict censorship rules. As of 2015, most Burmese films are low-budget home video comedy films.Learn more about Art & Literature