Must see Movies and Documentaries before visiting Laos

The Mekong River with Sue Perkins

English comedian and actress Sue Perkins travels 3,000-mile up Southeast Asia’s Mekong river. In Laos, she visits Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage site;  and Xayaburi hydroelectric dam.

Available on Amazon

The Rocket 2013

An Australian drama filmed entirely in Northern Laos. It tells a story of Ahlo, a young boy who is believed to be cursed and therefore brings bad luck to his town. When forced to move their home, Ahlo, his family and two  friends set on a journey through Laos in search for a new home. To prove he isn’t a bad luck, Ahlo decides to enter the famous Rocket Festival competition.

Available on Amazon

Tropic of Cancer 2010

Adventurer and journalist Simon Reeve sets out on a journey around the Tropic of Cancer. In the final episode he visits Laos and the Golden Triangle as well as Luang Prabang before heading to Vietnam.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.