Jatuphol Poopirom (1951-1981) - จตุพล ภูอภิรมย์
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Thai title: เงินปากผี
English title: Ghost Money
Director: Chana Kraprayoon
Main actor: Jatuphol Poopirom,Lor Tok,Suchao Pongwilai
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Nipaporn Nongnuch,Chosri Misommon
Malee (Chosri Misommon) is married to Lor Tok, an alcoholic caretaker. Lor Tok has a daughter called Lao (Nipaporn Nongnuch) and a son called Lo. Malee has also a son from a previous wedding. He is called Mon (ทะลึ่ง). Lor Tok is a husband believing his wife more than his children so relationship is very bad between his children and the new wife. Teacher Awan (Naowarat Yooktanun) meets Pop (Jatuphol Poopirom) visiting the countryside per invitation from his friend, a policeman played by Suchao Pongwilai. The father doesn't give money anymore to his children so Lo thinks about stealing the coins from dead corpses (เงินปากผี). With two friends (Biaw and Pui), Lo goes in a Buddhist temple at night time to steal coins from corpses stored in a morgue. The teacher brings Pop to a famous sacred cave where birds can be heard but not seen. Many people died there. The three children spent all their pocket money so decide to go to the sacred cave to look for additional coins. They dig up a coffin with a corpse still in perfect condition (ผีเขมร). One of the kids forces to open the mouth in order to get the coin so causing the dead spirit to be very upset. Biaw dies because of the ghost. The boy Lo wishes to give back the coins to the spirit but Mon has stolen the coins and plan to sell them in Bangkok. The policeman enquiries on the coins found on Biaw. Biaw's mother gives the coins to the teacher. The spirit then possesses the teacher and frightens Pui at night time. Pui is found with burnt hands. As Lo recognises his stealing, the spirit doesn't hurt him but forces him to watch Pui digging endlessly. The spirit is now after Malee and sends hell birds (นกนรก) to punish her as she is a liar. Pui finally dies. A spirit doctor (หมอผี) arrives in the village and warns the teacher Awan that she is possessed. He asks to meet her in the sacred cave to perform an exorcist ceremony (พิธี) but he is found dead. The spirit kills both Malee and Mon. Villagers finally request the help of a Buddhist monk in order to neutralize successfully the evil ghost. In 2014, this movie was fully restored in beautiful colorful HD version by Five Star company.
Thai title: ดอกโสนบานเช้า
Main actor: Jatuphol Poopirom
Main actress: Penpak Sirikul
Pina (Jatuphol Poopirom) and Nuan (Penpak Sirikul) just get married. Pina is a farm owner and Nuan is a Bangkokian lady. Nuan simulates to be sick in order to avoid bed time with her husband and verifies if her husband really loves her sincerely or not. She is worried about a minor wife (เมียเก็บช่อน). They stay at countryside in a cow farm. Nuan learns that Pina sold 20 cows (เสีย20ตัว) to pay for the engagement ceremony. It is a big sacrifice for a farmer, so it shows his sincerity. They can become wife and husband (สมบูรณ์). Nuan beauty is well known during the district (เมียสวยเหมือนนางฟ้า). During a stormy night, they help a man called Pratchai, who invites them to Phuket to thank them. Pratchai is very interested in Nuan, who is a former model (นางแบบ). Pratchai is a swet man (หวาน). He takes profit that Pina doesn't know how to swim in order to invite Nuan for a boat trip. He tries to take advantage towards her but to no avail. Nuan is fed up by countryside life as Pina spends a lot of time drinking with his coworkers. She wants him to spend time with her and less with his friends. Similar to many other Thai movies, this movie features bad taste live vomit sessions in toilets. A young village lady is preparing food for Pina as he is fed up with Nuan's cooking style. It is too much for Nuan (เบื่อ). She quits (ลาก่อน) and goes back to Bangkok to stay with her mother. Nuan is asking to Pratchai a model job to cause jealousy to Pina. Pratchai invites Nuan to his home. He offers a ring to her and tries again to abuse her but Nuan doesn't forget that she is married. Pina is injured by ruffians attacking his farm. Nuan goes back home to take care about him. Pratchai comes to apologize so Pina and Nuan can live a happy married life. It is a polite romantic movie with particles krap (ครับ) and kha (ค่ะ) used between wife and husband, mother and daughter. Respectable expressions Khun Phujing (คุณผู้หญิง) and Khun Phuchai (คุณผู้ชาย) is used by farmers to name Nuan and Pina.
Thai title: พรุ่งนี้ฉันจะรักคุณ
Director: Phan Kam
Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Jatuphol Poopirom
Main actress: Jarunee Sooksawad,Ampha Pusit
A man called Non helps a woman, called Oon, drugged by a taxi driver, who wants to rape her. Oon believes that Non raped her and flees. Non loves Oon but cannot find her anymore as she leaves for France. Oon's sister meets Noon and is fond of him. Non asks her in marriage. When Oon comes back from France, many confusions happen until love emerges between Non and Oon.
Thai title: วัยสวิง
Main actor: Jatuphol Poopirom,Krailat Kriengkrai
Main actress: Jarunee Sooksawad,Nipaporn Nongnuch,Tharika Thidathip
Nout, a young female teen, is walking along the beach. She steals a golden Buddha necklace (สร้อยลูก) and flees. Et, young man from a rich family, helps as some people are chasing Nout. Nout plays a mute girl (แม่ใบ้), steals also his wallet and disappears. Nout lives with her mother in a shack. Her elder sister, Oon, is gone and left her young child behind. Nout sells sea jewels for tourists on Pattaya beach. Panoo, Oon’s sister boyfriend, writes a letter and refuses to recognize that he is the father of the child. Nout discovers that Et is Panoo's young brother. By giving back the wallet, she tries to find where is Panoo but Panoo has just died from a cancer. Panoo’s family is aware that Panoo has a young child and wishes to find him. His family publishes a newspaper article. Hopefully a neighbour warns Nout' s family so they decide to bring the baby for its good sake future. Panoo 's mother wants Nout and her mother to stay to take care of the baby. Et discovers that the wallet's robber is Nout, sibling of the baby. Nout refuses to recognize her faults (ใจแขง). She faces animosity from Anong, a domestic helper, who dreams to marry Et and also from Khun, Et's girlfriend (แฟน). Phi Sing is a rickshaw driver who loves Anong. A few verbal fights happen between Nout and Khun (ไม่ยอมจริงๆ, เรื่องหยุมหยิม). Nout is sent to school to finish her studies. Anong tries to push Khun against Nout so that she can have Et for herself only. Pak, friend of the family, has high interest in Nout (เด็กดื้อ). Et is upset as he loves Nout but cannot say it. His mother pushes him to marry Khun but his dream is to marry Nout. Anong declares her love to Et but to no avail. Pak wants to marry Nout and asks Et to be his requester (พ่อซื้อ). She needs to think about it. Anong is fired as she tried to hide the grandmother’s ring into Nout's room in order to accuse her of robbery. Finally Anong-Khun collusion is disclosed. To justify her sacking, she lies and complains to Phi Sing that Et tried to rape her. She soothes him as she wants to take revenge. Nout doesn't love Pak so refuses the wedding proposal. A modern lady shall marry for love and not for position (รักเหมือนน้อง). Anong and Phi Sing steal the baby and ask for a 100 000 Baht ransom. Jarunee’s boxing skills are well shown off. Following a fight between Anong and Nout, the baby is finally released through a fierce mud fight. But Nout and her mother decide to go back to Pattaya to avoid causing more troubles. Et drives there and ask Nout to come back to Bangkok as his wife. It is a typical romantic movie from 1980s decade. Jarunee always excels playing the upcountry girl that has a swift tongue and knows how to give witty and sharp answers.
Thai title: เงาะป่า
Director: Prince Bhanu Yukol,Piak Poster
Main actor: Jatuphol Poopirom,Pinyo Parnnui
This movie takes place in a tribe located in a forest. They have all a dark skin so are called "เงาะป่า" tribe. Sompla is a young fearless man skilled in animal hunt with blowpipe and knowledgeable in medicinal herbs and plants. The tribe is wearing clothes similar to South Pacific tribes. Lamhap is the daughter of the local sorcerer (หมอผี). The local sorcerer would like Sompla to become the next sorcerer as he is going older but Sompla refuses. The tribe exchanges goods from the forest with Thai villagers at the market. The movie highlights their everyday life in the forest, i.e. getting fruits and food from the forest, be aware of danger such as snake and tiger... It is a beautiful ode to natural life. There is a contest to shoot flowers and to win ladies hearts. Jealousy happens between Sompla and the village head son as both of them love Lamhap. Lamhap prefers Sompla but the marriage decision is linked to her parents. The village head wants his son to become the next leader and wished his son to marry Lamhap. After a misunderstanding with Sompa, Lamhap accepts to marry the village head son. The wedding is beautifully shot and it reminds about the other Thai movie "The old scar" (แผลเก่า), which also features portraiture of Thai culture and way of life though a romance. Sompa ruins the wedding night by making noise and sending rocks on their home. While the village head son goes out to catch the intruders, Sompla kidnaps Lamhap. The movie includes beautiful ambient light shooting with torches as the village head family is chasing them. Sompla and Lamhap flee and go deep inside the forest. They are tracked down due their fire smoke. A fight happens between Sompa and the village head son. The winner shall get Lamhap. Sompa wins by attracting the village head son inside the deep forest instead of fighting inside a clearing. Unfortunately another fighter shoots Sompla with a deadly arrow. Sompla dies and Lamhap kills herself over Sompla's body. This movie directed by the General Major His Royal Highness Prince Bhanu Yukol, a pioneering Thai filmmaker. He is the uncle of famous director Prince ChatriChalerm Yukol. Jatuphol Poopirom receives a posthumous Thai award for his performance as he died in 1981 in a car accident. The movie soundrack mixes a traditional and entertaining music. It is based on a novel (Romance of the Sakai) by King Rama 5. 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.
Thai title: หลวงตา
Director: Permpol Choei-arun
Main actor: Jatuphol Poopirom,Lor Tok,Rong Kaomulkadee
Main actress: Supansa Nuengpirom,Mayurachath Muarnprasitivej,Tharika Thidathip
It shows the importance of Buddhist abbots in Thai society. A young man, without parents and who has always lived in temples ("DEK WAT" - เด็กวัด), is in love with a young woman. Her parents don't want a poor groom. Hopefully the abbot is here...
Thai title: กัปตันเรือปู
English title: The Pistol
Main actor: Jatuphol Poopirom,Kamthorn Suwanpiyasiri,Boo Wibunnan
Main actress: Lalana Sulawan
Thai movie กัปตันเรือปู (The Pistol) was released in year 1978 and lasts 2h01mn. A remastered HD version was released online by Fivestar production in year 2014. A foreigner called Steve is having a diving school in Pattaya and is also the captain of a boat used to transport tourists. Kan (Jatuphol Poopirom) is one of his former employees and is a skilled diver. He now catches crabs (จับปู) and finds a weird piece of rock while fishing. He gives it to the captain's assistant called Ben. Kan is married to Plae (Lalana Sulawan). Inside the rock, an old gun (ปืนโบราณ) is found. Steve asks Ben to get pictures of the gun. The photographer warns Sia Saeng (Kamthorn Suwanpiyasiri) who wants to know where Kan catches crabs. Chinese expert (Boo Wibunnan) is also interested by the old gun. As Kan refuses to disclose the location, he gets beaten. Ruffians believe a treasure must lie at the location where the gun was found. Impressive submarine images show the hunt for the old ship. Steve and Kan dive and look for the old ship under the sea but the ruffians led by Saeng are looking for their location through another boat. Steve and Kan simulate a fake ghost presence in the old ship to chase away Saeng. Many people start to be interested by this old ship including an old professor. The professor believes a Portuguese ship going from Macau to Ayutthaya drowned many centuries ago. Even distrust happens between Kan and Steve. Kan hides the gun in the sea as his home is attacked. The Portuguese embassy wishes to buy the gun for 100 000 baht. Unfortunately the gun has disappeared taken away by another fishing boat net. The dreams of becoming rich fade away for Kan.
Thai title: ชาติผยอง
Director: Ruj Ronnapop
Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Jatuphol Poopirom,Sor Asanajinda,Manop Aussawathep
Main actress: Duangcheewan Komolsen
Plaew Suriyong (Sombat Methanee) is back to Thailand after many years in Chicago. His father has died. He is kidnapped by a mafia boss called Pa at the airport. He gets an offer of 1 million baht and one airplane ticket to anywhere in order to kill a politician. He shall be used as a hitman (มือปืน) and has 7 days to do the job. He still wanders who has killed his father, who was also a politician. People, who wish to hurt Thailand, killed his father. They now chase him also. Politics in Thailand is full of bad influence (อิทธิพล), corruption and murders through hitmen. A lady called Romanat helps Plaew to prepare the shooting and gets in love with him. The politician to kill is the popular Sarayut (Sor Asanajinda). Sarayut's wife was fed up with the risks linked to politics so left him 10 years ago to go to Italy with their young son. Pa lies to Plaew in order to have Sarayut killed. As Plaew's father was a politician, he should be the right scapegoat. During the political gathering, Plaew doesn't shoot Sarayut but his opponent. This causes Pa's ire and Plaew needs to flee to Malaysia. Plaew meets Lucky Jack (Jatuphol Poopirom) in Malaysia but they have to flee to Roma, Italy due to problems with police. Lucky Jack is in fact Sarayut's son. In Roma, Plaew seduces Maria that Lucky Jack also loves. As Pa threatens to kill Romanat, Plaew has 7 days to come back to Thailand. Maria loves Plaew but gets killed during a gun fight. Lucky Jack doesn't forgive Plaew. Plaew and Luck Jack go back to Bangkok to catch Pa. Pa sends Romanat as a gift to lucky Jack acting as local ruffian. Finally both Plaew and Lucky Jack love again the same woman, i.e. Romanat. Plaew learns that Sarayut is behind his father's death. Sarayut is also a nasty politician wishing to send Plaew to trial in order not to be accused of any collusion of the previous shooting done by Plaew. He pushes his own son to shoot Plaew. Finally Plaew shots Sarayut but get shot by Lucky Jack. This is a typical action movie from the 1970s highlighting the bad sides of the Thai politics.
Thai title: ทองพูน โคกโพ ราษฎรเต็มขั้น
English title: Taxi Driver (Citizen I)
Director: ChatriChalerm Yukol
Main actor: Jatuphol Poopirom,Pinyo Parnnui,Somsak Chaisongkram,Boo Wibunnan
Main actress: Wiyada Umarin,Marasri Isarangkul
Thai movie ทองพูน โคกโพ ราษฎรเต็มขั้น / Taxi Driver (Citizen I) was released in year 1977. Thongpoon (Jatuphol Poopirom) is a Thai farmer coming from Udon Thani and going to Bangkok. Thongpoon sold his rice field in Udon and has spared money during five years to buy a taxi. This taxi represents the future for him and his young son. It is his dream to have his own taxi. Thongpoon is gullible. Rich Bangkok people cheat him by claiming having no change but Taen, a kind-hearted prostitute, gives him a note without asking change back. Her name is Taen (Wiyada Umarin) and she has issues with Somsak Chaisongkram (แมงดา) as she is pregnant. Thongpoon helps chasing Somsak away and becomes her regular taxi driver. He picks up her at her working place (อาบอบนวด). Thongpoon proposes to Taen to take care about his son but not easy to stop such job well paid. Thongpoon meets also Pinyo Parnnui, who claims to be a Thai soldier having fought in Vietnam and now being paralyzed. When his taxi get stolen by bad boys, his life alters. As they also steal his money, he is expelled from his home by his landlord (Marasri Isarangkul) as he cannot pay the rent. He ends up working on a construction site. His goal is to get back his taxi by all means. Pinyo brings him where the ruffians mingle but he gets beaten again. A business card lost allows to identify Boo Wibunnan as garage owner. He then forgets Taen and son. He refuses money from Taen to buy a new taxi as he doesn't want to be a pimp (แมงดา). He storms Boo’s garage and kill the ruffians trying to stop him. This madness leads him to prison. This movie highlights the impossible fight between poor and rich influential people, the analogy between the buffalo and the taxi for poor Isan people in Bangkok. Jatuphol Poopirom got a Thai award for his performance. It was his first movie. Sorapong Chatree was supposed to play the main role of Thongpoon but he was not available for the shooting so new comer Jatuphol Poopirom replaced him. As Jatuphol Poopirom died during a car accident in 1981, Sorapong Chatree played the main role in Citizen II. ChatriChalerm Yukol drove around Bangkok for weeks with cab drivers gathering anecdotes for "The Citizen".