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Censor Must Die
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directed by Ing Kanjanavanit, fl. 2012; produced by Manit Sriwanichpoom, 1961-, Jai Singh Films (Bangkok, Thailand: Privately Published, 2014), 2 hours 31 mins
When 'Shakespeare Must Die', a Thai film adaptation of 'Macbeth', that supreme song of tyranny, is banned by the Thai government for reasons of national security, producer Manit Sriwanichpoom treks through the corridors of power to unban his Shakespearean horror movie; from the Cultural Ministry, that had funde...
directed by Ing Kanjanavanit, fl. 2012; produced by Manit Sriwanichpoom, 1961-, Jai Singh Films (Bangkok, Thailand: Privately Published, 2014), 2 hours 31 mins
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Paradise Island
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directed by Prince Anusornmongkolgan, fl. 1965 (Thailand: Thai Film Foundation), 2 hours 33 mins
Two rival coconut growers compete for full ownership of a Thai plantation on the island of Samui, pitting one grower's son against the other grower's daughter. The goal is to destroy the competition's business so that the entire island becomes the victor's prize. The winner will be determined by how successful ea...
directed by Prince Anusornmongkolgan, fl. 1965 (Thailand: Thai Film Foundation), 2 hours 33 mins
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Truth Be Told: The Cases Against Supinya Klangnarong
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directed by Pimpaka Towira, fl. 1997-2012 (Thailand: Extra Virgin Co), 1 hour 43 mins
When young human rights activist Supinya Klangnarong commented in 2004 that the ownership of Thailand's largest telecommunications corporation by Thaksin, the prime minister, constituted a conflict of interest, she was immediately sued for 400 million baht by the corporation, and her life was no longer her own....
directed by Pimpaka Towira, fl. 1997-2012 (Thailand: Extra Virgin Co), 1 hour 43 mins
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 ชั่วฟ้าดินสลาย
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directed by Khru Marut, fl. 1955 (Thailand: Thai Film Foundation), 1 hour 47 mins
When Master Papo brings his new young bride home to his logging camp, a love story begins to unfold. Not with the old man and his wife, but with his nephew, Sangmong, and Yupadee, the bride. They are drawn to each other, but it is she who woos him as a lover. The two begin an illicit affair that even Master Pap...
directed by Khru Marut, fl. 1955 (Thailand: Thai Film Foundation), 1 hour 47 mins
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เงินเงินเงิน
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directed by Prince Anusornmongkolgan, fl. 1965 (Thailand: Thai Film Foundation), 3 hours 19 mins
When a young man returns to Bangkok, his hometown, after finishing college, his miserly uncle expects to put him to work collecting interest on loans made to the poor. Tu rejects this job, saying he wants to help them get out from under the burden of debt and that he is going to do it by putting their musical tale...
directed by Prince Anusornmongkolgan, fl. 1965 (Thailand: Thai Film Foundation), 3 hours 19 mins
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เรื่องเล่าจากเมืองเหนือ = Stories From The North
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directed by Uruphong Raksasad, fl. 2001-2009; performed by Tan Kongwan, fl. 2006, Sombut Chaitha, fl. 2006 and Kon Chaitha, fl. 2006 (Thailand: Extra Virgin Co), 1 hour 28 mins
8 moving vignettes reveal vivid contrasts of 21st-century life among farmers/herders in Thailand's northern mountains. Profound continuities of age-old traditions are countered by scattered but crucial technological benefits -- telephones, tin roofs, the car leading a Buddhist procession through rice fields, the r...
directed by Uruphong Raksasad, fl. 2001-2009; performed by Tan Kongwan, fl. 2006, Sombut Chaitha, fl. 2006 and Kon Chaitha, fl. 2006 (Thailand: Extra Virgin Co), 1 hour 28 mins
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Agrarian Utopia
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directed by Uruphong Raksasad, fl. 2001-2009; performed by Sompong Jumma, fl. 2009, Sai Jumma, fl. 2009 and Prayad Jumma, fl. 2009 (Thailand: Extra Virgin Co), 2 hours 1 mins
Two families are employed by a landowner to work on his rice fields. One of them, used to own their own land, but was evicted for being unable to keep up with his hefty loan payments. In the absence of machinery, they plant rice using traditional farming methods and an untrained buffalo. However, the low market...
directed by Uruphong Raksasad, fl. 2001-2009; performed by Sompong Jumma, fl. 2009, Sai Jumma, fl. 2009 and Prayad Jumma, fl. 2009 (Thailand: Extra Virgin Co), 2 hours 1 mins
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Worldly Desires
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directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 1970-; performed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 1970- and Sompot Chidgasornpongse, 1980- (South Korea and Thailand: Jeonju International Film Festival), 40 mins
This highly eclectic piece of work is a filmic documentation of the shooting of Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's feature film, Tropical Malady (2005). The camera follows the film crew and actors through the jungle, revealing behind-the-scenes activities such as the setting up and dismantling of scenes at...
directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 1970-; performed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 1970- and Sompot Chidgasornpongse, 1980- (South Korea and Thailand: Jeonju International Film Festival), 40 mins
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แพรดำ
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directed by Ratana Pestonji, 1908-1970 and Ratanavadi Ratanabhand, fl. 1961; performed by Senee Wisaneesarn, fl. 1961, Sarinthip Siriwan, fl. 1957-1961 and Ratanavadi Ratanabhand, fl. 1961 (Thailand: Thai Film Foundation), 1 hour 52 mins
A karmic lesson is illustrated by the lives of two people who get entangled in a web of crime. One of them knowingly gets involved, the other unknowingly. And the consequences get played out as karmic justice awaits its time. Thom works for a nightclub owner who cannot pay his back rent to an owner who is press...
directed by Ratana Pestonji, 1908-1970 and Ratanavadi Ratanabhand, fl. 1961; performed by Senee Wisaneesarn, fl. 1961, Sarinthip Siriwan, fl. 1957-1961 and Ratanavadi Ratanabhand, fl. 1961 (Thailand: Thai Film Foundation), 1 hour 52 mins
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โรงแรมนรก
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directed by Ratana Pestonji, 1908-1970; performed by Sutasit Satayawon, fl. 1957-1958, Prachuap Lukgamdi, fl. 1957-1977 and Tat Egatat, fl. 1957-1977 (Thailand: Thai Film Foundation), 2 hours 19 mins
Paradise Hotel is small rural bar with only one room. When a young, enigmatic woman named Riam arrives and asks for a room, she is told it is already taken. Riam says she has 12 children and is an opium trader. Chana, a young man staying in the only room, is equally mysterious. When Chana refuses to share his room...
directed by Ratana Pestonji, 1908-1970; performed by Sutasit Satayawon, fl. 1957-1958, Prachuap Lukgamdi, fl. 1957-1977 and Tat Egatat, fl. 1957-1977 (Thailand: Thai Film Foundation), 2 hours 19 mins
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