Simply wau: Malaysian documentary 'High In The Sky' chases the story of traditional kites

It took traditional kite craftsman Muhd Azmie Mohd Noor, or Mie, nearly three weeks to complete this 4.6m-wide, 30kg wau bulan in Kelantan. Photo: Tririse Films

It was a make it or break it kind of day. Quite literally. The tension and exhilaration was thick in the air. Three weeks of hard work and late night toil had led up to this moment.

Last September, Muhd Azmie Mohd Noor, a professional wau- maker from Kampung Petani in Sering, Kelantan had experienced an embarrassing setback.

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