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The 7 Best Thai Movies of 2018

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The top Thai movies from 2018, ranging from romance and comedies to documentaries and thrillers.

“Ten Years Thailand” Is an Abstract Take On Societal Pressures in Modern Thailand

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"Ten Years Thailand" provides a timely—and trippy—take on Thailand's contemporary sociopolitical condition.

Interview: “Bad Genius” Director Nattawut Poonpiriya

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Poonpiriya's hit film "Bad Genius" has been described as a Thai "Ocean's Eleven".

“Fathers” Director Palatpol Mingpornpichit on Making a Film About LGBT Families in Thailand

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Mingpornpichit's film "Fathers" focuses on a gay couple in Thailand who must deal with many tribulations to raise a son.

Movie “Fathers” Showcases Both Tolerance and Challenges for Thai LGBT Couples

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The Thai movie "Fathers" shows the challenges a gay couple encounters while raising their adopted son.

An Interview With Tom Waller, Director of “The Last Executioner”

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Bangkok-based director Tom Waller talks about his experiences profiling Thailand's last gunshot executioner, and why so few Thai films make it big internationally.

A Firing Squad of One: Thailand’s “Last Executioner”

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The fascinating story of Chavoret Jaruboon, who executed 55 prisoners as Thailand's last gunshot executioner.

Review: Cemetery of Splendour (Thailand, 2015)

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Thanks to movies like The Hangover Part II and countless social media postings from rambunctious vacationers, the West often sees Thailand through the lens of...

 
 
 

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