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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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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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Twelve Twenty
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directed by Pen-ek Ratanaruang, 1977- (South Korea and Thailand: Jeonju International Film Festival), 30 mins
Before boarding a flight from Bangkok to Berlin, a married man meets a woman who he instantly falls in love with. To his astonishment, the same woman is sitting in the seat next to him. For the next several hours, he watches the young woman with burning interest -- at one point even daring to stroke her cheek as...
directed by Pen-ek Ratanaruang, 1977- (South Korea and Thailand: Jeonju International Film Festival), 30 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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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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The Legend of Suriyothai
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directed by Chatrichalerm Yukol, Prince, 1942-; produced by Kamla Yukol, American Zoetrope and Prommitr International Production; performed by Bhirombhakdi M. L. Piyapas, 1962-, Wongkrachang Sarunyu, fl. 1994-2010 and Chatchai Plengpanich, 1960- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2003), 2 hours 23 mins,
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In the 16th century, the beautiful Princess Suriyothai married a man she did not love in order to prevent a bitter clash between the most powerful families in Thailand's empire. Soon after, this daring princess would battle a band of traitors plotting to take the royal crown. But her greatest challenge would put h...
directed by Chatrichalerm Yukol, Prince, 1942-; produced by Kamla Yukol, American Zoetrope and Prommitr International Production; performed by Bhirombhakdi M. L. Piyapas, 1962-, Wongkrachang Sarunyu, fl. 1994-2010 and Chatchai Plengpanich, 1960- (New York, NY: Sony Pictures Classics, 2003), 2 hours 23 mins,
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The Champion
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directed by U-Wei Haji Saari, 1954-; performed by Sabri, Yunus, fl. 1993-2012, Normah Damanhuri, fl. 1986-2011 and Khalid Salleh, fl. 1992-2011 (Malaysia: Privately Published), 1 hour 32 mins
Based on the novel, Juara, by S. Othman Kelantan, Mamat, a Malaysian, works in Southern Thailand as a trainer in bullfighting (a jogho). In this small village, the winnings from the gambling during bull-fights, maintains the village economy. But when a village leader is killed during a bull-fight, Mamat has to uph...
directed by U-Wei Haji Saari, 1954-; performed by Sabri, Yunus, fl. 1993-2012, Normah Damanhuri, fl. 1986-2011 and Khalid Salleh, fl. 1992-2011 (Malaysia: Privately Published), 1 hour 32 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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น้ำตาลไม่หวาน
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directed by Ratana Pestonji, 1908-1970; performed by Saneh Komlarachun, fl. 1965-1965, Sombat Methani, fl. 1965-1965 and Metta Rungrattana, fl. 1965-1965 (Thailand: Thai Film Foundation), 2 hours 2 mins
A very old, wealthy Thai aristocrat who owns a hair treatment business wants to repay a debt to his dear Indian friend, now deceased, by having his son marry his friend's daughter, Sugar. But Manas is a useless playboy who has never made anything of himself. Manas agrees only after his father promises to give hi...
directed by Ratana Pestonji, 1908-1970; performed by Saneh Komlarachun, fl. 1965-1965, Sombat Methani, fl. 1965-1965 and Metta Rungrattana, fl. 1965-1965 (Thailand: Thai Film Foundation), 2 hours 2 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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