By: Jireya Bautista
It’s the most wonderful time of the year — Christmas! Now that there are fewer restrictions, we can go outside and take in the Christmas spirit all around us, but we also don’t mind curling up in bed with some popcorn and watching a peaceful movie by ourselves or with friends and family So whether you want to head out to the cinemas or just get comfy in bed.
Check out these High Five Southeast Asian movies to stream that are available throughout Southeast Asia to keep the holiday spirit alive!
Anak Rimau the Movie – Malaysia
Football players from various backgrounds devote effort, sweat, and tears as they work tirelessly to make the national team. They pick up many valuable lessons along the way, like the value of true friendship, collaboration, and the never-give-up attitude.
First Love (Crazy Little Thing Called Love) – Thailand
This love comedy, which stars the endearing Mario Maurer and Erich Gonzales, will undoubtedly make you feel all the serotonin rush. Through the eyes of Nam, a teenage student who has fallen in love with the most popular boy in school, the movie explores first love. The heartwarming tale of puppy love will make viewers think back on their own experiences, making this tale of coming-of-age relatable for many.
The Perfect Fit – Indonesia
Sparks fly when a fashion blogger in Bali meets a gifted shoemaker, leading her to question her commitment to her fiancé. Sparks fly when a fashion blogger in Bali meets a gifted shoemaker, leading her to question her commitment to her fiancé.
Doll House -Philippines
The Movie Doll House is about a troubled rock band’s main singer, seeking to reconnect with his long-lost daughter. This is a good movie for the ones who want to have a good cry. Doll House’s heartfelt storyline will have you hugging your loved ones a bit tighter this holiday season. It has been hailed as a beautiful narrative that sensitively depicts the difficulties of father-daughter relationships.
Christmas with A Stranger – Singapore
The touching short film Christmas with A Stranger was created in Singapore. It concerns two strangers who got into a meaningful chat on Christmas Eve while awaiting the bus. After a long and difficult year, the movie talks about disappointments and finding hope again. Those who require some cheering up after 2020 should watch this little clip.
What are some other Southeast Asian movies you want to recommend for Christmas viewing? Share it with us in the comments section below!