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Sulaleewan Suwanthat

Sulaleewan Suwanthat (1920-1992) - สุลาลีวัลย์ สุวรรณทัต

Sulaleewan Suwanthat - สุลาลีวัลย์ สุวรรณทัต
Sulaleewan Suwanthat
Sulaleewan Suwanthat is often playing the old aunt in Thai movies

This Sulaleewan Suwanthat movie page contains 21 records.


น้องเมีย
น้องเมีย

Year: 1990

Thai title: น้องเมีย
English title: Song for Chao Phraya

Rating: 5/5
Director: ChatriChalerm Yukol

Main actor: Chatchai Plengpanich
Main actress: Passorn Boonyakiat,Sulaleewan Suwanthat

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The director ChatriChalerm Yukol had done a remake of his own 1978 movie. New actors are playing and a similar scenario is used. This movie got three Thai awards. Four members of a family are living on a sand barge (เรือทราย). They navigate between provinces. Saeng, young man, is married to Plang. They have a young baby. Taptim is the young 15 years old sister-in-law. They are boat people (คนเรือ) since generations. The barge arrives in Bangkok. Plang is fed up with her life on the boat. She is still young and wants to have fun. She threathens Saeng to choose between his sand barge and her. She would like to sell the sand barge and change their life. Saeng bought the sand at high price but the Bangkokian trader only proposes a low price. The boat is leaking and needs repair. He refuses to sell as it means losing money. Plang believes she can be an actress (ดารา). Plang meets in a hair-dresser shop a gentle lady called Mrs Aree, who proposes to help her. Due to her provincial accent, Mrs Aree understands immediately who is Plang and sell her dreams. Mrs Aree is in fact a mama-san (มาม่าซัง). Taptim refuses to join Plang as she is afraid to become a prostitute in Bangkok. Plang quits the barge. Saeng is shocked and finally sells the sand at lower cost to have money and to look for his wife in Bangkok. Bangkok is so big. He walks bare foot alone through the streets, markets and malls to no avail. Taptim has to take care of the baby as both parents are out in Bangkok. Saeng meets the taxi driver who brought his wife to the hair dresser. The taxi is his home same as the boat is Saeng's home. There is mutual understanding between the two men (คนบ้านนอก). Aree is said to be working in a Patpong gogo bar. There are dozens of bars in Patpong. Mrs Aree is now said to be a woman recruiting girls for Chao Praya massage parlour. Saeng succeeds to get Mrs Aree's address but has spent a lot of money. Being drunk, he falls in the river while boarding the boat and so loses his money. Saeng has to sell his boat for 100 000 baht but once debts are paid, there is a few money left to buy a small boat. In Bangkok, business is business. The taxi driver is not as friendly as in first opus and will not transport Saeng for free. Saeng continues to walk and walk many days around Sukhumvit area but cannot find Plang. Meanwhile Plang is still dreaming. Mrs Aree introduces an old rich man to Plang. She is the birthday gift of a movie producer. It is a financial transaction. After a diner, Plang is drunk and sent to a motel. Meanwhile Saeng finds Mrs Aree but then there is a fight with the condominium guard. He is beaten and sent to jail. Realizing that the older man is trying to rape her, Plang fights back and flees but Mrs Aree's ruffians beat her. Taptim pays for Saeng's bail so that he can exit from jail. Saeng wishes to get Taptim as new wife. They all go back to countryside. Anyway they are reunited as a family. When aims are too high, the fall is tough. Bangkok is a symbol for poor up-country people, i.e. dream of wealth. Some people dream to get rich there but many of them come back home without money. Some countryside people arrive in Bangkok and get abused by Bangkokian people.

สะพานรักสารสิน
สะพานรักสารสิน

Year: 1987

Thai title: สะพานรักสารสิน
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director: Piak Poster

Main actor: Ron Banjongsang,Sahat Piempongsan,Sawin Sawangrat
Main actress: Jintara Sookkapat,Namgneun Boonnak,Sulaleewan Suwanthat

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Thai movie สะพานรักสารสิน lasts 1h35mn. It was released under VCD many years ago but a HD version remastered is available since year 2015. It is based on a real story happened in 1973 on Phuket island. Sulaleewan Suwanthat is playing the mother. Kotham (Ron Banjongsang) is a good son as he is working in a farm of rubber tree and coconut and giving all his money to his mum. He is also driving local small bus to help his friend. He meets Hiu (Jintara Sookkapat), an university student who has good heart (น้ำใจ) to protect him with her umbrella while he is changing a bus wheel during a thunderstorm. Hiu’s father (Sahat Piempongsan) is aware that his daughter is seating in the front with Tom so he forbids her. Kotham buys a doll (ตุ๊กตา) for Hiu knowing she likes it. Romance starts between Hiu and Kotham . While enjoying a local festival, Hiu is surprised by her father and slapped (ลูกไม่รักดี). Back home, she is severely beaten by her father, who even disapproves his daughter going to university. The father meets khun Arun, an administrative officer, as he wishes him to marry her swiftly. Hiu offers herself to Kotham but he refuses (บูชา Hiu). They finally decide to flee on a remote island. Kotham becomes a diver to catch pearls and seashells. Police finds them and Kotham ends up in jail as Hiu is not yet 20 years old. The local Kamnan (Sawin Sawangrat) convinces the father to remove the complaint on Kotham. But the father doesn't forgive. He hits his daughter with a stick in front of Kotham. Hiu is pregnant. Kotham loses his mother. The father still wants his daughter to marry Arun. Only suicide appears a solution for the youngsters. The mother and Kotham’s friends wish to stop them but they are too late. The two corpses are found later clinched to each other. As they are inseparable even in the death, Hiu’s father orders to bury them together. This movie has also been registered as National Heritage per the 2016 list released by the Thai Film Archive.

อีจู้กู้ปู่ป้า
อีจู้กู้ปู่ป้า

Year: 1987

Thai title: อีจู้กู้ปู่ป้า
English title: Ejugupupa

Rating: 1/5
Director: Kumtorn Tubkunlai

Main actor: Kamthorn Suwanpiyasiri
Main actress: Marsha,Piyamas Monayakol,Sulaleewan Suwanthat,Sarinthip Siriwan

A young woman is back from Germany. Her older relatives are quarreling in order to take care about her and find the best husband for her. But the young lady has other ideas in her mind...

แตนป่าแตก
แตนป่าแตก

Year: 1984

Thai title: แตนป่าแตก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Toon Hiransap,Somkuan Krajangsat,Kowit Wattanakul,Somchai Samipak,Manop Aussawathep
Main actress: Suriwan Suriyong,Pissamai Wilaisak,Sulaleewan Suwanthat,Malee Wetpraseri

Thai movie แตนป่าแตก was released in year 1984. It features Toon Hiransap as main actor and Suriwan Suriyong as main actress. The movie is lost in Thailand but a sequence of 27 minutes remains to be seen. Other actors are Kowit Wattanakul, Pissamai Wilaisak, Manop Aussawathep, เสกสิทธิ์, กาญจนา นิ่มนวล, Somchai Samipak, Somkuan Krajangsat. Suriwan Suriyong was named as Queen of Thai action movies (นางเอกนักบู๊). Taen (Suriwan Suriyong) is very skilled in fighting. Ruffians storm a farm and steal the cattle. Somkuan Krajangsat is the local village headman but always late. Suriyong catches the killers but gets blamed by the village headman as she is doing his job! Her mother is played by Sulaleewan Suwanthat. Tim (Toon Hiransap) in a magician show. He realises Taen is part of a rich family, being the real (แท้ๆ) granddaughter (หลาน) of Yai Malee Wetpraseri. Ann and her mother Pissamai Wilaisak don't welcome Taen as they are worried about sharing heritage. The father, played by Somchai Samipak, has no issue with Taen. Kowit Wattanakul is Ann’s boyfriend. Fed up by intrigues from Pissamai and her daughter, Taen wishes to go home (ไม่สบายใจ). Taen's father was a bandit (เสือ).

วัยระเริง
วัยระเริง

Year: 1984

Thai title: วัยระเริง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Piak Poster

Main actor: Amphol Lumpoon
Main actress: Sulaleewan Suwanthat

Students in class 650 are teenagers. They spend time to make jokes. Their new teacher (อาจารย์) Sri Nuan doesn't understand them and only blame them. So they often flee school and spend time in Siam Square. Teachers have difficulties to educate this class. Teenager Phong uses money from his school fees to buy music instrument and doesn't wish to pursue business studies to replace one day his father as the head of recording studio company. He doesn't go to school anymore. His father is upset. Phong stops going back home and spends time playing music. His grandmother, Pradit, who is also a teacher, blames his father for not giving enough time for his son. She knows the difficulties to teach teenagers. She asks Phong and his friends to stay and play music in her backyard so that she knows where they are. She asks Phong to create a song regarding Europe countries location with a modern rock music. It is an immediate success with the teenagers. They learn and have fun at same time. The grandmother is smart. She knows that teenagers need to study what they like in order to get better results. During a school outing, one of the children of class 650 saves another teen from drowning. The teacher Sri Nuan must acknowledge her mistake and that those kids have also a positive added value to Thai society. During the year end exams, the children of class 650 have very good results thanks to the songs of teacher Pradit. The songs start to be well known but Thai kids cannot buy them. Record producers including Phong's father are queueing for a contract but the group manager is the grandmother so she knows how to defend the kids rights and interests again the business vultures. Finally the father accepts to sign a contract to avoid a competitor to get the deal. They become stars now. Finally they come back to the school year end spectacle to perform. To the puzzlement of all, they perform traditional Thai music. Elders shall respect youth aspirations but youth shall also respect elders achievements as both of them have values. It is Amphol Lumpoon's first role.

ลูกอีสาน
ลูกอีสาน

Year: 1982

Thai title: ลูกอีสาน
English title: Son of the Northeast

Rating: 4/5
Director: Wichit Khunawut

Main actor: Krailat Kriengkrai,Tongchai Prasongsanti
Main actress: Sarinthip Siriwan,Sulaleewan Suwanthat

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It is about "ISAN" (อีสาน), area in the Northeast of Thailand. This is the poorest area in Thailand. This movie relates the life of Koon, a small boy living in a village. It is based on the book "A Child of the Northeast" ("LUK ISAN" - ลูกอีสาน) written by Kampoon Boontawee. It has won Thailand's first SEAW ite Award in 1979. The film is shot in Lao language. It shows the harsh life of Isan farmers. Some villagers are leaving the area due to drought. Remaining villagers have to quest for water every day. Raining is not coming so a cat ceremony is organized. Water is thrown to an encaged cat in order that his shouts make the rain deity to take pity on him. Monks are the advisors of the communauty and children go to schools located inside temples. Village shops are held by Vietnamese and Chinese people who argue together to sell goods to local people. Koon's family is setting up a caravan to go to the Mun river and stock fishes for a few months. Koon learns hunting skills from his father. Koon's cousin has to marry swiftly as her parents found she spent a whole night with one young man. Molam singers visit the village bringing joy and news from the outside world. An old woman is lamenting on her future as her husband is dead and her daughter only wishes to quit the village and its harsh life. This movie is winner of several international awards and was selected for the 1983 Berlin Film Festival. This movie is part of the first 25 films heritage list announced on October 4 2011, which is Thai Movies Conservation Day.

อยุธยาที่ข้ารัก
อยุธยาที่ข้ารัก

Year: 1979

Thai title: อยุธยาที่ข้ารัก
English title: The last day of Ayudhya

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Krung Srivilai,Yodchai Meksuwan,Piya Trakulrard,Surasit Sattayawong,Tawan Siriwat,Lor Tok,Pipop Pupinyo,Pan Borapet
Main actress: Pawana Chanajit,Chosri Misommon,Somjit Sapsamruey,Marasri Bangchang,Sulaleewan Suwanthat

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Thai movie อยุธยาที่ข้ารัก / The last day of Ayudhya was released in year 1979 and lasts 2h18mn. The movie features many songs. The Thai chief soldier (Tawan Siriwat) is a traitor. Young lady Lam Duan (พนิดา ทองทัต) helps the Thai King (Surasit Sattayawong) to flee. Ayutthaya city is burnt and destroyed as the traitor opens the door to Burmese soldiers. Resistance is on. Lam Duan and her husband Reuang (Yodchai Meksuwan) try to kill the Burmese King but they fail and are sentenced to death. They promise to love each other every life (ทุกชาติ) and to kill the Thai traitor. 200 years have passed. Lam Duan is reborn under MouMou’s name. Reuang is reborn under Decha’s name. Sulaleewan Suwanthat is playing MouMou’s mother. Dam (Pipop Pupinyo) kidnaps the subdistrict headman’s daughter. Decha (Yodchai Meksuwan) likes painting and falls for Noi (Pawana Chanajit), a good heart prostitute. Decha is hired (นับสืบ) by a rich lady (Somjit Sapsamruey) to find her lost granddaughter (หลานสาวเศรษฐี). Dam buys a young lady called MouMou (พนิดา ทองทัต) for 3 nights from her parents but she refuses and escape after hitting Dam. Decha finally helps her but she doesn't trust believing he is another rapist. They take refuge in a cave. At nighttime, Decha dreams that MouMou is Noi and makes love to her. He promises to be responsible of his acts. Chased by Dam's ruffians including Pan Borapet, MouMou splits with Decha to attract the ruffians. She is unfortunately shot by ruffians and falls from a cliff. Toon (Lor Tok) is Decha's assistant. Lor Tok as medium (คนทรง) convinces the grandmother that Noi is her lost granddaughter. If Decha marries Noi, lost granddaughter, then they will have 1M baht to share! On the wedding day, MouMou is back. She wants to get her husband Decha back. Krung was the one to rescue MouMou when she falls from the cliff. He wishes to marry her but she refuses as she loves Decha, her husband in this life and previous life as Reuang. In order not to lose 1M baht, Noi has to accept to share Decha with MouMou. One day in alternance (โควตา) but jealousy makes it impossible to happen. Krung Srivilai has finally a small role in this movie but he is displayed on the poster as the main actor. Decha and Noi plan to send MouMou to a psychiatric hospital. She rebels and when facing Tawan Siriwat, she reminds he was the traitor in Ayutthaya and stabs him. The rich lady realises that her missed granddaughter is MouMou and not Noi! MouMou flees and reaches Ayutthaya. There, disappointed by life, she becomes a nun.

อวนดำ
อวนดำ

Year: 1979

Thai title: อวนดำ
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Manop Aussawathep,Krung Srivilai,Phairoj Jaising,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Krai Kanchit,Sukon Koewliam,Lak Apichat
Main actress: Aranya Namwong,Sulaleewan Suwanthat,Tanyarat Lohanan,Orasa Isarangkul,Tharika Thidathip

Thai movie อวนดำ was released in year 1979. 1h40mn is left to be seen. Lom (Sombat Methanee) is hired to protect the interests of a company involved in fishery in Mahachai. The owner’s daughter called Nori (Aranya Namwong) is concerned about Lom’s righteousness. The movie dares a scene with two actresses (including Orasa Isarangkul) kissing each other. Net (Manop Aussawathep) brings money to local mafia leader Prachuap Ruekyamdee. Bulam (Tanyarat Lohanan), selling soup, is upset with these two ladies. So she uses Net and his ruffians to bully the ladies (รังแกผู้หญิง). Lom (Sombat Methanee) being around kicks the ruffians. Net asks Lom for one to one fighting on the next day. Krai, Sukon Koewliam, Lak Apichat are part of Lom's team. Lom defeats Net and wins. Grand mother (Sulaleewan Suwanthat) takes care about the girls. While scuba diving, Nori finds some war weapons on an island. Ruffians, aware that Nori discovered their hidden hideaway, put a bomb in her boat but she escapes to death. Bulam is now bullied by the ruffians but this time, Don Manora (Krung Srivilai) helps her. To join Net's team, Don agrees to knock out Lom but he fails. Don flees with Bulam. Don wishes to meet นาย Prachuap as he wishes to work for him. At nighttime he investigates their warehouses and finds boxes full of M16 weapons. Prachuap is upset as his stock of weapons hidden on the island has disappeared. Simulating being a spirit doctor (หมอดู), Phairoj Jaising is visiting the ruffians site. He meets เสีย Prachuap's girlfriend (Tharika Thidathip). Jaising is undercover policeman. He is recognised and captured. Don succeeds to release him and flees with Bulam. The ruffians succeed to kidnap the ladies again. Fightings happen with the police. Ruffians are overcome. Net tries to flee with the van with the girls and runs over Prachuap. He finally crashes the van in a ravine causing his death and death of Bulam also. Nori finally understands that Lom, Don and Jaising are all policemen.

มนต์รักอสูร
มนต์รักอสูร

Year: 1978

Thai title: มนต์รักอสูร
English title:

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Pisarn Akraseranee,Pete Thongjure,Sompong Phonmitr
Main actress: Naowarat Yooktanun,Sulaleewan Suwanthat

มนต์รักอสูร is a Thai movie released in year 1978. Nam Pheung (Naowarat Yooktanun) is a teacher but she needs to miss school often as her parents are sick. The father (เชาว์ แคล่วคล่อง) cannot see anymore. The mother (Sulaleewan Suwanthat) is sick also. The school headmaster (ครูใหญ่) cannot keep her in the school but proposes his help as he loves Nam Pheung. She refuses. Phan (Sompong Phonmitr) recommends Nam Pheung to Teut (Pisarn Akraseranee), a rich man looking for a domestic helper and teacher for his son. The son (Pete Thongjure) is very badly educated and doesn't listen to anybody (เด็กอาละวาด). The father is alcoholic and has a bad temper (คนใจยักษ์ใจหมา). Nam Pheung shall get 30 000 bath for one year and her parents to be sent to hospital in Bangkok so she accepts. Villagers comment that Teut bought Nam Pheung. The son Nan dislikes her as he is worried she wants to replace his deceased mother (อีตาหวาน). Despite her willingness to improve the house (better food, birds), Nan still dislikes her (เกลียดมัน, อยากเป็นแม่เลี้ยงของฉัน, พ่อเอาเป็นเมีย). The headmaster is still chasing Nam Pheung for wedding but she still refuses. Nan invents that he saw them kissing. So Teut is upset by Nam Pheung and forces her one night treating her like a slave (นาย / ทาส). Theuan (อัญชลี ชัยศิริ), sister of the deceased wife, still dreams of making Teut her husband. She receives a letter sent by Nan asking for help. While visiting his tea factory, Teut is injured at the head. Nam Pheung is acting as nurse. Theuan hasn't a good behavior (beer, smoking) compared to Nam Pheung. Theuan arranges to chase away the domestic helpers close to Nam Pheung and Nam Pheung herself. Theuan has to do the cooking and cleaning by herself as she has chased everybody out of the house and it turns to be a disaster. Teut misses Nam Pheung. Theuan wishes to go back to Bangkok. Finally Teut declares his love to Nam Pheung and Nan considers her as his new mother. The movie is ending too fast. Probably part of the movie end has been cut. The movie is lasting 1h43mn and this version is coming from a Vhs copy. A first movie version was released in year 1954 and Thai TV series were released in years 1989 and 2004. Following the success of romantic movie รักเอย, the movie producer used the two same main actors. The movie was shot in 9 days only.

พ่อยอดมะกอก
พ่อยอดมะกอก

Year: 1975

Thai title: พ่อยอดมะกอก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Sayan Chantaravi​boon,Lor Tok,Tat Ekathat
Main actress: Pawana Chanajit,Metta Roongrat,Chosri Misommon,Ratanaporn Intarakamhaeng,Malee Wetpraseri,Sisala Thongtara,Sulaleewan Suwanthat

Thai movie พ่อยอดมะกอก was released in year 1975. The movie is lost in Thailand but a sequence of 1h13mn remains to be seen. The last three film reels were saved. Oon (Pawana Chanajit) is a young single lady. Chosri Misommon is her house's domestic helper and also close friend. Prachuap Ruekyamdee and Chui (Sombat Methanee) are brothers with funny hairstyle. Oon’s mother is played by Ratanaporn Intarakamhaeng. It seems there is no more father. Grandmother Malee Wetpraseri is the elder sister of the mother. Oon’s uncle is played by Tat Ekathat. Oon has to be engaged. She wishes to marry Pong (Sayan Chantaraviboon) and is supported by his sister Pleun (Metta Roongrat). Chui keeps disrupting Oon and Pong. Chui has also a fiancee called Kwan since a long time but he doesn't love her. Malee and Chosri are sent to Aunt's home to investigate who is really Chui. Aunt Sulaleewan Suwanthat welcome them. Chui and Ratchin are same person. Oon shall marry Ratchin, who is from a high status family. Oon lies she is no more pure (เสียหาย) as she is Pong’s girlfriend. Ratchin refuses to cancel the wedding and forbids Oon to meet Pong anymore. Engagement (คู่หมั้น) shall happen. Malee is helping Oon to meet Pong. Pong wishes to flee with Oon but Oon cannot do this as it would bring disgrace to her parents and her family name (เกียรติ). As Pong loves really Oon, he has to sacrifice himself (เสียสละ). Chui / Ratchin is aware of Malee’s stratagems. Prachuap meets Pong. Ratchin prevents Oon to meet Pong and wishes to accelerate the wedding. Ratchin asks Pong to stop seeing Oon but Pong asks to meet her a last time. Ratchin still believes Oon is pure and wants to avoid Pong being the first. Oon and Ratchin keep fighting. Finally Oon succeeds to escape from Ratchin. She meets Pong but faints. Pong tries to abuse her but gets stopped on time by Ratchin. Pong's intentions were not as pure as he always mentioned. Oon finally marries with Ratchin. This movie similar to many movies from decades 1960s~1970s is about arranged weddings and early engagement done by parents but it finally ends happily.

ข้าวนอกนา
ข้าวนอกนา

Year: 1975

Thai title: ข้าวนอกนา
English title:

Rating: 5/5
Director: Piak Poster

Main actor: Uten Boonyong,Adul Dulyarat,Suriya Chinaphan
Main actress: Sulaleewan Suwanthat,Marasri Bangchang,Khomapat Attaya,Namgneun Boonnak

Thai movie Khao Nok Na (ข้าวนอกนา) was released in year 1975 and directed by Piak Poster. It lasts 1h38mn. An aunt (Sulaleewan Suwanthat) is raising two children, the elder called Deuan is 5 years old and the youngest is called Dam (หีดำ). Both fathers are different. Dam's father is a black man so she is called Dam (ดำ – black) as a reference to her skin color. The children were temporarily given to the aunt by the mother. Unable to raise them, the aunt wishes to sell them to a rich lady. The rich lady (Marasri Bangchang) doesn't want Dam (ไม่ชอบเด็กดำๆ) and buys only Deuan for 3000 baht. She is renamed as Deuan Krai Saen (บุบผารัตน์ ญาณประสิทธิกุล). Father is veteran actor Adul Dulyarat. Finally Dam (ช่อเพชร ชัยเนตร) is sold to a family to become a helper (คนใช้งาน) and to be the puppet of the daughter. Veteran actress Khomapat Attaya is part of the other helpers. Dam is always stubborn (ดือ) as people dislike her skin color. Phi Pan (Suriya Chinaphan) is the son of a taxi driver, who always supported Dam but died earlier in a car accident. The house is becoming a mess with the daughter being pregnant with one male driver and the son spending like crazy on music instruments to build a band. The real mother is back and is asking for her two daughters. The aunt gives the address but the rich lady (คุณผู้หญิง) refuses to let Deuan go. The real mother, always seen smoking, goes to the police to get her rights respected. She finds first Dam. Adul refuses to give back Deuan and proposes 50 000 baht. She accepts and has to sign a contract. Having the money, she also rejects Dam and asks her to go back to her home. Disappointed by her own mother, Dam is looking for a job. She becomes a singer in a nightclub and sings her difficulties as being black in Thailand. Meanwhile the rich family watches Deuan playing in a ballet representation. Dam finds Phi Pan in the street and brings him to her home. They become lover as Dam believes he would be a caring man like his father but Pan is a lazy boy taking profit of girls' money. Pan is using Dam's money to entertain another lady. Adul finds that Deuan goes back home late and is wearing a ring given by a young boy Pop (เลือดแม่ของแค่มันแรง) (Uten Boonyong). Dam is finally dumped by Pan so indulges in alcohol and becomes a short time prostitute. She is surnamed as ลิง (monkey) or สกปรก (dirty) and being rejected by Thai society (equally by rich and poor Thai people). Dam meets people having problems also and starts indulging in drugs to forget daily problems. Pop tries to bring Deuan to a short time motel but finally changes his mind as she keeps crying and mentioning her father's pressure. Dam meets finally Deuan. Deuan is in paradise (สวรรค์) and Dam is in hell (นรก). Finally Deuan ends up with Dam indulging drugs as her paradise is also a hell being the daughter of an easy lady. Police captures the whole group. Deuan's parents bail her, forgive her mistakes and accept her relationship with Pop. A US black man bails Dam from jail and brings her to USA with him. The movie highlights racism in Thailand. Following Vietnam war, many similar cases of children born from Thai prostitutes and black US soldiers did happen in Thailand. A TV serie on the same story was released in year 2013. Khao Nok Na (ข้าวนอกนา) is an interesting title. Normally rice is white so Dam is the rice “outside” the field, i.e. being black and different from the majority of Thai people. The movie got 4 awards (รางวัลตุ๊กตาทอง), i.e. best actress, best song, best story, best supportive role.

กระสือสาว
กระสือสาว

Year: 1973

Thai title: กระสือสาว
English title: Ghost of Guts Eater

Rating: 4/5
Director:

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Choomporn Theppitak,Sawin Sawangrat,Lor Tok,Songthong
Main actress: Pissamai Wilaisak,Metta Roongrat,Sulaleewan Suwanthat

กระสือสาว is a Thai movie about a traditional folklore ghost called Kraseu (กระสือ). It is a filth- eating floating ghost with a head, a trailing heart and intestines. This ghost loves to eat cordon umbilical and placenta from newborn babies (ผีกระสือจะมากินรกเด็ก). Villagers found many dead chicken in their farm. They were eaten by a Kraseu ghost. Villagers followed the floating ghost and hit it critically. A grandmother was in fact possessed by the ghost. Before dying, she gives a ring to her granddaughter, Bua Klee (บัวคลี่), and asks her not to burn her corpse (so opposite of Thai tradition เผาศพ). Bua Klee then becomes possessed by the Kraseu ghost (ถูกวิญญาญกระสือ). Boon Muang (บุญเมือง) is her husband. Chat (ฉัตร), a local thug, still tries to seduce her. Phi Chood (จู๊ด), Boon Muang’s closest friend, and Boon Muang chase Chat away. Bua Klee is now pregnant. The Kraseu spirit is inside the ring and is hungry (ไปหากิน). Bua Klee goes outside to look for filthy food and is identified by a villager. She is named as Krasao Sao (กระสือสาว) as the ghost has a young and pretty face! A fight erupts between Chat and Boon Muang as all villagers claim she is a ghost (ผีกระสือ). Boon Muang refuses (ไม่เชื่อ) such allegations but the villagers push him to verify if his wife is a ghost. So he hits her with a stick to chase the ghost but nothing is happening except tears from Bua Klee. A local shaman (หมอผี) Pradit invokes a dead spirit (ผีโขมดพราย) to take revenge on Boon Muang and Bua klee. Yomatut, the hell guardian, comes to get his life as he is a nasty man (ลงนรก). Boon Muang decides to leave the village. They take refuge in a relative home, i.e. uncle Chaeng. Bua Klee meets another Kraseu old ghost in the village. Bua klee is delivering her baby in traditional Thai way by holding a rope attached to the ceiling. The Kraseu old ghost and its husband try to steal the baby. Boon Muang fends them off and hits back. The husband (ผีกะหังและกระสือแก่) dies and the Kraseu old ghost dies in the early sunshine. Boon Muang visits the subdistrict headman of Dong Dok Kaew area to bring him some gifts from uncle Chaeng. Madeua is the daughter of the subdistrict headman and is fond of Boon Muang. While accompanied by Madeua, Boon Muang is shot in the arm by Chat. Madeua is disappointed to learn Muang is already married. She used love potions trick to make him forget his wife and son (เสน่ห์ยาแฝด). Meanwhile Bua Klee wishes to get a treasure (สมบัติ) by seeing an ignis fatuus. When a flame is coming from the ground, it is a spirit haven according to traditional belief. She can get the treasure by showing her nudity! But finally needs to give the treasure back to the guardian as she still needs to pay for karma (กรรม). Boon Muang and Madeua marry. Following Bua Klee's request, Chaeng goes to the subdistrict headman home. The son Chiep is also coming with a sacred thread to recover his father. On the way Chaeng and Chief see each other without head! This is a bad omen indicating a forthcoming death! Uncle Chaeng has to shoot Madeua to protect Chiep. The subdistrict headman wishes to revenge his daughter. Uncle Chaeng and Chiep are shot dead during the fight. Chood is beaten by Chat. Bua Klee finds the uncle Chaeng and Chiep dead bodies. Both Chood and Boo Muang are captured by Chat and the subdistrict headman. Bua Klee interferes as a Kraseu ghost and causes the subdistrict headman and Chat to shoot each other. Boon Muang refuses to go back with Bua Klee as she is a Kraseu ghost. Following advice from an hermit, finally the body of the grandmother is burnt and Bua Klee becomes a normal being again. Kraseu Sao 35mm movie brought new Fx effects in 1971 such as double impression to show the spirit quitting the dead body. It took 3 to 4 months to be shot in the jungle. Thai Film Archives has still a 16mm copy as, in 1973, 16mm projectors were still popular in provinces. Thai Film Archives got it from a donation from a company showing outdoor movies in villages (หนังขายยา). The movie is a bit similar to Nang Nak scenario. It is a Lost movie in Thailand but it was found in Sweden with an original picture, Thai sound and with Sweden subtitles. In 1970s decade a few Thai movie rights were sold in Scandinavia. This movie shows interesting traditional behaviors and patterns such as traditional baby delivery, staying above a hot pot after delivery (การอยู่ไฟ), 100 days ceremony after a relative death, vision of people without head indicating forthcoming death, hidden treasures kept by deity and signalled by an ignis fatuus, Kraseu ghost belief, love filters.

หวานใจ
หวานใจ

Year: 1970

Thai title: หวานใจ
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Sor Asanajinda

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Manop Aussawathep,Charin Nantanakorn,Dokdin Kanyaman,Pramin Jarujareet
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Sopha Sataporn,Metta Roongrat,Sulaleewan Suwanthat,Namgneun Boonnak

Thai movie หวานใจ was released in year 1970. Sombat Methanee and Manop Aussawathep are playing the main actors. Petchara Chaowarat and Sopha Sataporn are playing the main actresses. Manop Aussawathep is playing one of his first roles. The movie is lost in Thailand but a 2mn30s trailer remains to be seen. Other actors are Charin Nantanakorn, Dokdin Kanyaman, Metta Roongrat, Pramin Jarujareet, Sulaleewan Suwanthat, Namgneun Boonnak, เทิด. Movie director is Sor Asanajinda. A movie summary extracted from Thai stars magazines is still available to be read. Five songs are featured in the movie. Three ladies (Sopha, Petchara, Metta) seem to love Sombat. As usual with 1960s and early 1970s movies, there is a mix of multiple tastes (หนังครบรส) in Thai movies, i.e. romance, action, comedy. Manop gets beaten by ruffians.

วังสีทอง
วังสีทอง

Year: 1968

Thai title: วังสีทอง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Sulaleewan Suwanthat

Main actor: Sombat Methanee,Somkuan Krajangsat,Adinan Singhiran,Choomporn Theppitak,Krai Kanchit,Jamroon Nuatjim
Main actress: Sopha Sataporn,Sulaleewan Suwanthat,Chosri Misommon,Metta Roongrat,Kaenjai Meenakanit

วังสีทอง is a Thai movie released in year 1968. It features Sombat Methanee as main actor and Sopha Sataporn as main actress. Other actors are Somkuan Krajangsat, Metta Roongrat, Choomporn Theppitak, Krai Kanchit, Kaenjai Meenakanit, Sulaleewan Suwanthat, Adinan Singhiran, Chosri Misommon. The movie is lost in Thailand but a trailer of five minutes is still available. Without a summary and the 16mm movie being in mute state, it is difficult to understand the story. Various short sequences are show Krai abusing of Metta, a man disguised in black outfit, Sombat punching Adinan trying to abuse Sopha. This movie ambiance reminds of other movies such as ปราสาททราย or ฟ้าคะนอง. The movie producer is ป้าทอง also called as Sulaleewan Suwanthat. Other less known actors include สุพรรณ บูรณะพิมพ์-พงษ์ลดา พิมลพรรณ-จำรูญ หนวดจิ๋ม-ทนงศักดิ์ ภักดีเทวา.

ดวงใจคนยาก
ดวงใจคนยาก

Year: 1968

Thai title: ดวงใจคนยาก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Sulaleewan Suwanthat

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Sompong Phonmitr
Main actress: Sopha Sataporn,Sulaleewan Suwanthat,Kingdao Daranee,Uamdeuan Uttsada

Thai movie ดวงใจคนยาก was released in year 1968. Main actor is Mitr Chaibancha and main actress is Sopha Sataporn. It is a lost movie in Thailand but a sequence of 50mn is still available to be seen. It is a 16mm movie format so it is in mute state. No movie summary is available. Sulaleewan Suwanthat is the movie producer. Duangjai (Sopha Sataporn) is watching the Royal barges procession in Bangkok. Sompong Phonmitr remembers to have seen Duangjai somewhere. Duangjai's mother is living in a shantytown (สลัม). She is a street vendor (แม่ค้า) but is now sick. Her daughter Duangjai has disappeared. Pa asks her sons to find her missing daughter. Duangjai is wandering around and steals food as she is hungry. She shares with another poor young boy. She takes refuge in a hut with as there is no roof so she gets wet when a storm happens. Meanwhile as the mother cannot pay her debts, the creditor (เชาว์) also takes the rugged roof as payment so the mother gets wet also when it is raining. She has 3 sons. Two of her sons finished university and the third one is a tuk tuk driver but he is the one helping the mum in case of problems. Finally they all gather to visit the mum and learn bad news from the doctor regarding her health. The mother wants to see her daughter a last time. Duangjai and the poor boy surprise robbers sharing money from a stolen bag. They catch Duangjai and the young boy flees away to ask for help. He stops a car with Mitr inside! Mitr chases away the three ruffians and helps Duangjai. Duangjai just comes back home but her mother dies in her arms. Mitr gets blamed by Duangjai and the three brothers as his family is the land owner of the slum. Kingdao Daranee is playing Mitr's younger sister. In real life, she was his wife. Mitr decides to fire the creditor and changes the rules regarding the slum management. He succeeds to get back Duangjai and his brothers' trust. He finally marries with Duangjai. Two songs are featured in this movie. Band Samsak (วงดนตรีสามศักดิ์) is performing and their members are acting in this movie as Duangjai's brothers.

เงิน เงิน เงิน
เงิน เงิน เงิน

Year: 1965

Thai title: เงิน เงิน เงิน
English title: Money Money Money

Rating: 5/5
Director: Prince Anusorn Mongkolkarn

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Charin Nantanakorn,Lor Tok,Sukon Koewliam,Adul Dulyarat,Sawin Sawangrat,Daonoi Duangjai,Dokdin Kanyaman,Man Teeraphol,Ruj Ronnapop,Thuam Thoranong,Banglae
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit,Orasa Isarangkul,Chadaporn Wachirapranee,Mom Chan Phuangwan,Chosri Misommon,Sulaleewan Suwanthat

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The movie starts by a small introduction highlighting that everybody fights for money (เงิน เงิน เงิน). This introduction features many actors or actresses with cameo role such as Daonoi Duangjai, Dokdin Kanyaman, Man Teeraphol, Chadaporn Wachirapranee. Tu (Mitr Chaibancha) comes back to Thailand after overseas studies in USA. Tum (สุมาลี ทองหล่อ) is his sister. They are orphans. Their uncle Hirun is a creditor. Mom (Mom Chan Phuangwan) is Hirun's assistant. For Hirun, money is work and work is money. He has no feelings for his customers personal problems. Tu’s uncle wants him to take over his duty but Tu doesn't like such job bringing suffering to people (สงสาร) so that is why he has done artistic studies as it can bring happiness to people. He meets Kingkaew (Petchara Chaowarat), a vagabond. Wishing to help poor people and teased by Kingkaew, he proposes to bring the A-ram boys band (เด็กวัด) in Bangkok to play music in a nightclub. His uncle chases him away as he cancelled all debt contracts. Tum is chased also. Teacher (ครู) Rangsun (Charin Nantanakorn) will help writing songs for the band. There is a crazy lady (Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit) in Hirun's house looking for her children. Tum wonders if she is her mother or not. They arrive in Bangkok but have little money. They met a restaurant owner’s daughter (Chosri Misommon), willing to join them as a singer. Pa (Sulaleewan Suwanthat) is their house owner. They borrow 300 000 baht from Pa but Tu has to promise to marry her daughter (Orasa Isarangkul) Nataya. Pa knows that Tu is a potential rich heir. Lor Tok proposes ideas for their nightclub promotion. Tu’s concept is that art belongs to everybody. Hirun wants to be sure his nephews will fail so he hires ruffians to destroy their nightclub. The ruffians steal their money so Tu and his friends decide to serve and cook by themselves. Hirun comes on the opening day with a bunch of tough ruffians to make noise and also kidnap the performing girls. Indian actor Banglae (บังเละ) is acting as nightclub guard. Kingkaew always find solutions to problems occurring. The ruffians drunk the cook and waiters to delay orders. Hirun takes the teacher (ครู) Rangsun’s piano as he didn't pay his rent due to sickness. Adul Dulyarat is a doctor trying to save the teacher Rangsun. Hirun sends his ruffians to create a brawl in order to destroy the nightclub. Artist should be protected. The Thai King giving cinema awards inspires them not to stop fighting (ศีลปินไม่เคยตาย). By hazard, Tum and her friends have chance to release the crazy woman called Nat. Another uncle of Tu called Sompong is released from prison after twenty years. He narrates to Tu the story of his father betrayed by his own brother Hirun and who finally committed suicide. Nat is reunited with her two children, Tu and Tum. All the money of Hirun is coming from the one million baht that the father gave him to raise his children. They promise to take revenge on his 60th birthday coming soon. Hirun has to face the truth on his birthday turning to be a nightmare for him. He finally lost his whole fortune. The nightclub featuring arts becomes a huge success. This movie features 14 songs. A double DVD (3h20mn) including the 35mm movie fully restored was released by Thai Film Archives. The whole movie should even be a bit longer as the song หญ้าโลมดิน sung by Mitr and Petchara is missing. It is present on the VHS version and on a 16mm version left. Another movie version was released in year 1983. Two TV series were released in years 1997 and 2007. The producer is Prince หม่อมอุบล ยุคล. This movie includes more than 60 Thai actors, actresses and singers. Petchara got a Thai cinema reward for this movie. This movie is part of the second 25 films heritage list announced on October 4 2012, which is Thai Movies Conservation Day.

ปลาบู่ทอง
ปลาบู่ทอง

Year: 1965

Thai title: ปลาบู่ทอง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Chaiya Suriyun,Daonoi Duangjai,Sukon Koewliam,Somkuan Krajangsat
Main actress: Pawana Chanajit,Preeya Roongrueng,Malee Wetpraseri,Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit,Sulaleewan Suwanthat

Pla Boo Tong (ปลาบู่ทอง) movie with Chaiya Suriyun and Pawana Chanajit was released in year 1965. The movie is lost in Thailand but a short extract was found in year 2013 thanks to a ThaiCine fan. The extract has still a colorful image and is only three minutes left. Other actors are Daonoi Duangjai, Preeya Roongrueng, Sukon Koewliam, Malee Wetpraseri, Somkuan Krajangsat, Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit and Sulaleewan Suwanthat (ป้า สุลาลีวัลย์ สุวรรณทัต) as a witch. The short extract shows a "kuman thong" child, the mother spirit imprisoned in a bird and Chaiya Suriyun and Pawana Chanajit together. Old still pictures of this last sequence can still be found. This story has been played many times through TV series and through movies (1965, 1972 from TV to cinema, 1979 with Lalana Sulawan, 1984 with Suriya, 1994). Certainly there is a need to find a more recent version in order to better understand this three minutes old trailer. In the past, such movies needed four people to perform the dubbing.

ชุมทางเขาชุมทอง
ชุมทางเขาชุมทอง

Year: 1965

Thai title: ชุมทางเขาชุมทอง
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director: Sor Asanajinda

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Taksin Jampol,Adinan Singhiran,Adul Dulyarat,Tat Ekathat,Chanee Yotchai
Main actress: Pissamai Wilaisak,Sulaleewan Suwanthat,Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit,Chadaporn Wachirapranee,Uamdeuan Uttsada

ชุมทางเขาชุมทอง movie with Mitr Chaibancha and Pissamai Wilaisak was released in year 1965. The movie director is Sor Asanajinda. The movie is lost in Thailand but a short extract was found in year 2013 thanks to a ThaiCine fan. The extract has still a colorful image and is only three minutes left. A few sequences are showing an ordination procession, a woman kidnapping, ruffians arguing, a few ruffians (ดาราร้าย) appear including Taksin Jampol, Tawan Siriwat (ถวัลย์ คีรีวัตร), Tat Ekathat and Chanee Yotchai (ชาณีย์ ยอดชัย). It is a romantic drama movie (หนังชีวิตรัก) with a bit of action. Mitr and Pissamai are also playing the parents role. Other actors are Sulaleewan Suwanthat, Adinan Singhiran, Adul Dulyarat, Taksin Jampol, Uamdeuan Uttsada, Wilaiwan Watthanaphanit, Chadaporn Wachirapranee, ประภาศรี เทพรักษา. ชุมทางเขาชุมทอง movie was a famous and popular release in year 1965. Another famous film with both Mitr Chaibancha and Pissamai Wilaisak is มงกุฏเพชร (1968) by director Sor Asanajinda again. Mitr Chaibancha and Pissamai Wilaisak played only a few movies together. Mitr also plays the main actor called Keng (เก้ง). He has a child with Pissamai called Kwang (กวาง). Mitr as father comes back looking for his son without knowing that ruffians follow to kill them.

อ้อมอกดิน
อ้อมอกดิน

Year: 1965

Thai title: อ้อมอกดิน
English title:

Rating: 5/5
Director:

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Lor Tok,Somkuan Krajangsat
Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat,Malee Wetpraseri,Somjit Sapsamruey,Sulaleewan Suwanthat,Chadaporn Wachirapranee

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Thai movie อ้อมอกดิน was released in year 1965. The DVD lasts 2h12mn. It features a sharp and very colorful image. A father is having financial debts. The father (Somkuan Krajangsat) has three kids (Oum, Ann, Oi) and his wife is sick. The father disappears while trying catching fish in the sea. The mother dies. A debtor claims back his money and seizes the house (บ้านถูกรื้อ). So local teacher (Lor Tok) takes the three children (เด็กกำพร้า) in his house. The teacher's wife uses them as her small slaves. Malee (Malee Wetpraseri) from Bangkok claims she wants to raise children so buys Oum and Ann from the teacher. She in fact uses them as street beggars. They flee and take refuge in a neighbouring house where the owner (Somjit Sapsamruey) and the domestic helper (Sulaleewan Suwanthat) receive them (เมตตา) despite opposition of the husband. The mother also brings the younger daughter to join them. 20 years passed. Oum is Mitr Chaibancha. Petchara Chaowarat is a doctor. Oum is still hoping his real father is alive. Ann likes parties (ไปเที่ยว) and meets bad people such as Krai and Kanya wishing to take advantage of rich people. Oi has a bad mindset and everything shall be due to her (ทำใจ). Oum is the only child working hard and helping the father in his company. The real father is back after 20 years passed in prison. He meets the local teacher. The teacher recommends not to disclose his real identity in order not to destroy the children's happiness. The father still wants to see his children. In Bangkok, while spying the house where the children live, he is mistaken as a beggar and mistreated by his own daughter. Only Oum has kindness for him. The stepfather welcomes him as gardener as he is nowhere to go. Ann is framed by Krai with Kanya in order to force a wedding. Krai and Kanya frames another man, Chai, who is Chadaporn's boyfriend. Chadaporn (Chadaporn Wachirapranee) and Krai are part of the same dishonest group of people. Oi chases her own father as he tries to prevent her seeing Chai. Oum hears the gardener praying so now knows he is his own real father. The real father tells Oum not to disclose his identity. Oum and the doctor shall marry. The doctor's father is the debtor, who took their home twenty years ago. Oum flees during the engagement ceremony. Ann tries to get big amount money from his mother but she refuses as no explanation is given by Ann. So Ann disappears. Oum is still upset and chases the doctor and her brother from his home. He slaps Oi lacking respect to the gardener, her own father. Seeing that issues between his children happen since he hired the gardener uncle Tam, the stepfather fires him. Uncle Tam helps Oi aggressed by Krai. Krai tries to steal money from the doctor's father by involving Ann. Shootings happen and Tam gets injured by protecting the doctor's father. The doctor saves his life. Seeing his children happy with the current family, Tam decides to ordain as a monk.

พสุธาที่ข้ารัก
พสุธาที่ข้ารัก

Year: 1961

Thai title: พสุธาที่ข้ารัก
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Sukon Koewliam
Main actress: Amara Asavananda,Sulaleewan Suwanthat

Thai movie พสุธาที่ข้ารัก was released in year 1961 with Prachuap Ruekyamdee as main actor and Amara Asavananda as main actress. The movie is lost in Thailand and only a trailer lasting 5 minutes is left to be seen. Other actors include Sukon Koewliam, a little boy as new actor (ดาราเด็กๆ). He looks like the son of Prachuap and Amara. It is an action movie and the trailer features sequences showing many fightings and shootings. Prachuap Ruekyamdee did have a short time as main actor as other actors such Mitr Chaibancha, Sombat Methanee and Luechai Natnat emerged also and became more popular.

กล่อมกากี
กล่อมกากี

Year: 1959

Thai title: กล่อมกากี
English title:

Rating: 3/5
Director:

Main actor: Chana Sriubon,Surasit Sattayawong,Dokdin Kanyaman
Main actress: Amara Asavananda,Somjit Sapsamruey,Chosri Misommon,Sulaleewan Suwanthat

Thai movie กล่อมกากี was released in year 1959. It features Amara Asavananda as main actress and Chana Sriubon as main actor. Thong (Surasit Sattayawong) helps a pregnant woman called Yinfa (Somjit Sapsamruey). She is going to jump from a bridge. He saves her life. Her born daughter is called Buakim (Amara Asavananda) and is raised by Thong. Being adult, Buakim finds a job in an office but issues happen. Chana (Chana Sriubon), the staff manager, solves the issues. As uncle Thong is sick, Buakim asks for a three days off and salary advance to the boss (เป็นพิเศษ). Buakim ends up being domestic helper (แม่บ้าน) for Chana’s family. Chana doesn't have any mother. Buakim doesn't have any father. So they have a common understanding. Buakim is poor (ยากจน / พบแค่ความทุกข์). She is accused of having stolen money in the house. It is in fact a plan by the younger wife of the boss asking Mae Nim (Sulaleewan Suwanthat) to play trick to Buakim. When Chana finishes his university degree, he wishes to marry with Buakim. Buakim is reluctant as she is only a domestic helper. Thong warns the boss' wife to stop harassing Buakim. Yinfa realises that Chana is her lost son so she asks Buakim to stop seeing Chana. Upset Chana feels betrayed and slaps Buakim. Thong protects Buakim. Chana understands the truth and visits his lost mother. Finally they are all reunited thanks to Thong. Chana loses a wife but gains a mother and sister. Part of the movie is dubbed as it was released earlier in video tape format. It was never released in another format as the movie was not successful enough in VHS format. It lasts around 1h30mn. A Hong Kong actress is also involved, i.e. Miss Minchoo (หมิ่นจู้).




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