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โกหก ปลิ้นปล้อน กระล่อน ตอแหล
โกหก ปลิ้นปล้อน กระล่อน ตอแหล

Year: 2000

Thai title: โกหก ปลิ้นปล้อน กระล่อน ตอแหล
English title: Go six

Rating: 3/5
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It is about a love story involving one young Thai man and two young women in top model world.

บางระจัน
บางระจัน

Year: 2000

Thai title: บางระจัน
English title: Bang Rajan

Rating: 4/5
Director: Thanit Jitnukul

Main actor: Bin Banleurit,Vinai Kraibutr,Choomporn Theppitak
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In 1766 the Burmese were moving close to Ayutthaya. But before they could reach the capital, the Burmese soldiers had to pass through Bang Rajan, a town northwest of Ayutthaya. Led by a few brave souls, the Bang Rajan villagers put up a strong fight against an entire Burmese army. During several months and many assaults, the villagers stood strong, until finally they were overwhelmed. The movie was Thailand's biggest box office hit ever until movie Suriyothai was released. Bang Rajan 2 is on the way for 2010! This historical epic is based on the theme of ancient rivalry with Burma and ferocious patriotism. The Culture Ministry registers 25 Thai classic films each year at the National Film Heritage Registry. This movie is part of the 25 films heritage list announced on 04 October 2015, which is Thai Movies Conservation Day.

ฟ้าทะลายโจร
ฟ้าทะลายโจร

Year: 2000

Thai title: ฟ้าทะลายโจร
English title: Tears of the Black Tiger

Rating: 4/5
Director: Wisit Sasanatieng

Main actor: Sombat Methanee
Main actress: Naiyana Shewanan

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It is based on "Romeo and Juliette" scenario. Thai cowboys gang are confronting each other and one cowboy loves the daughter of the opposite gang. It is a rollicking technicolour melodrama, a loving homage to the lost Thai films of the 1960s. This movie was awarded the first prize of the 8th annual Dragons and Tigers Award for Young Cinema in Vancouver. It is Wisit Sasanatieng's first movie. The movie costs 20 millions Baht as it has to be digitalised to add the old style color aspect.

อั้งยี่
อั้งยี่

Year: 2000

Thai title: อั้งยี่
English title: Ang Yee

Rating: 4/5
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Main actor: Amphol Lumpoon
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This movie takes place in the 1940s in the Thai Chinese communauty. Two Chinese secret societies are confronting each other. This violent and bloody movie is a Taiwanese-Thai cinematographic cooperation.

สตางค์
สตางค์

Year: 2000

Thai title: สตางค์
English title: Satang

Rating: 3/5
Director: Bandit Ritthakol

Main actor: Jesdaporn Pholdee,Sahat Piempongsan,Chatchai Plengpanich,Santisuk Promsiri,Sorapong Chatree,Manop Aussawathep
Main actress: Jintara Sookkapat

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During World War II, some bad Thai soldiers stole cash money but they have to hide it. After the war, some Thai people, living in a slum but coming from different social backgrounds, learn about this and decide to take their chance and look for the money. During their quest, some people become jealous and greedy. Bad Thai soldiers are also still seeking for the money...

บางกอก แดนเจอรัส
บางกอก แดนเจอรัส

Year: 2000

Thai title: บางกอก แดนเจอรัส
English title: Bangkok dangerous

Rating: 4/5
Director: Oxide Pang,Danny Pang

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This is the story of a mute killer ("MEU PEUN" - มือปืน), i.e. how he becomes a killer, his impossible love story due to his bad job, the sob awareness of his job (killing good people) and his final destiny. This movie gets a Fipresci international award. In 2008, a US remake directed by Oxide Pang and Danny Pang was released. It was starring Nicolas Cage and Shahkrit Yamnarm.

สตรีเหล็ก
สตรีเหล็ก

Year: 2000

Thai title: สตรีเหล็ก
English title: The Iron ladies

Rating: 3/5
Director: Yongyooth Thongkonthun

Main actor: Jesdaporn Pholdee
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It is based on a true story. In 1996 several friends living in Lampang decided to make a volley-ball team. All of them were gay ("KATOEI" - กะเทย). They were not allowed to play in other teams so they decided to make their own team. They win the national championship. This film shows them to the public in another way and also does a good job for their wider acceptance in Thai society. This movie has also been registered as National Heritage per the 2016 list released by the Thai Film Archive.

หลวงตา
หลวงตา

Year: 2000

Thai title: หลวงตา
English title: Luang Ta

Rating: 4/5
Director: Parkpoom Wongpoom

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This 8-minute short film was done by Parkpoom Wongpoom, who also directed "Shutter", Thai box office hit horror movie in year 2004. A couple and their boy ask for permission to stay in a Buddhist temple as they are poor. The abbot, who is paraplegic, gives his authorization. During every morning alms, the father and his son accompany the abbot to receive people donations. Many people give money as they wish the abbot to recover. The father keeps part of the money and then the son brings an envelop with the remaining money to the abbot. The son is shocked as it is bad deed to rob money from monks. He decides to hide some money and put it back in the envelop for the abbot. One day he surprises the abbot walking by him-self to check the money amount. This short film highlights the modern corrupted society with a father showing bad pattern to his son and an abbot lying to his followers to get more donations. Real life is cruel...

ดอกฟ้าในมือมาร
ดอกฟ้าในมือมาร

Year: 2000

Thai title: ดอกฟ้าในมือมาร
English title: Mysterious Object at Noon

Rating: 2/5
Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul

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It is a Thai independent experimental documentary film directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul. It is shot in black and white. It narrates the life of an Isan teacher called Dok Fa. Her father has ear problems and is paraplegic. She doesn't have enough money to cure him. A strange scar appears on her neck. While teaching a crippled kid, she faints. A mysterious round object is found close to her. A kid is inside the object. Dok Fa is dead. The mysterious kid transforms himself into the teacher. As Dok Fa is back to life, there are now two teachers. The story is disjointed. There is indirect narration through various people and also Molam (หมอลำ) song. Everybody has their own bits of the story. We never know it is true or not. A Thai boxing event is organized to raise money to cure Dok Fa's neck scar. Then various themes are raised (respect of others difference, politics : a war is ended and advantage to American business is given. There is opposition from Thai people promoting "Thai buy Thai" - reference to slogan ไทยช่วยไทย after 1997 economic crisis). It was shot in 1998 in South and Northeast of Thailand. The Culture Ministry registers 25 Thai classic films each year at the National Film Heritage Registry. This movie is part of the 25 films heritage list announced on 04 October 2014, which is Thai Movies Conservation Day.




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