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MON RAK LUUK THUNG

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The story "Mon Rak Luuk Thung" (มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง) has been adapted in many movies versions (1970, 1982, 2004) and TV series (ละครรีเมค) (1995 CH7, 2005 CH7, 2010 CH3).

Mon Rak Luuk Thung (มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง) remains one of the favorite Thai movie and Thai TV serie (ละคร) for Thai people. It is always a winning combination of the most Thai popular film stars and folk songs of the time. It is about love stories between poor farmers and young women coming from a richer family. The 1970 legendary version was with Mitr Chaibancha and Petchara Petchara Chaowarat. It run during six months in Bangkok and generated more than seven millions baht revenue. Other movies versions were shot in 1982 with actor Toon Hiransap and in 2004. Three Thai TV series based on the same story were done in 1995, 2005 and 2010.



มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง
มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง - 1970

Year: 1970

Thai title: มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง

Main actor: Mitr Chaibancha,Sukon Koewliam,Lor Tok,Prachuap Ruekyamdee,Somkuan Krajangsat

Main actress: Petchara Chaowarat

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This folk-music movie is one of the most famous Thai movie. It run during six months in Bangkok and generated more than seven millions baht revenue. It features 14 folk or "LUUK THUNG" songs. It is about a love story between a poor farmer and a young woman coming from a richer family. Movie fans from Nakhon Pathom, Ayuthaya and Singburi have been hiring at least two buses a day to take them and from the theatre in Bangkok. It was a winning combination of the most Thai popular film stars and folk songs of the time.

  1. Year: 1982
  2. Thai title: มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง
  3. Main actor: Toon Hiransap,Nirut Sirijanya
  4. Main actress: Ampha Pusit,Thitima Sangkapitak
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This folk-music movie is a remake of one of the most famous Thai movie (มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง) shot in 1970. It features fourteen folk songs or "LUUK THUNG" songs. It is about a love story between a poor peasant, Klao, and a young woman, Thong Kwao, coming from a rich family. It includes also three other side love stories between Bupfa, Thong Kwao's sister, and Waen, Klao's friend, between Sai Chai and a policeman and between a Northeaster worker and Sai Chai's sister. Both Sai Chai and Thong Kwao are arguing over Klao as both of them love him. Klao promises to marry Thong Kwao as soon as he has enough money for the dower. A local godfather is lending money to poor peasants and get their land title when they are not able to refund the money. Klao's mother has debts with the godfather. Hopefully Tong Kwao is able to help. This upsets the godfather as he cannot get the land title. To ease the situation with the godfather, the parents send Thong Kwao and her sister to Bangkok to learn clothes fashion design. In fact Thong Kwao's parents are worried about the family assets if their daughter marries a poor man so they send her to Bangkok so that she can be far away from Klao. They promise Thong Kwao that they will accept Klao's proposal for marriage if it happens. Floods happen and rice crops is destroyed. Thong Kwao can only offer a small dower. Thong Kwao's parents refuse Klao's proposal for marriage and request an expensive dower (ค่าสินสอด), i.e. 100 000 Baht (สิบหมื่น). While in Bangkok, a bad businessman is courting Thong Kwao. He has already a girlfriend but is interested to marry Thong Kwao in order to get money to save his non prosper company. Various misunderstandings happen between Klao and Thong Kwao as they both believe they didn't keep their promise but love will win.

The Field of Love
  1. Year: 2004
  2. Thai title: มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง
  3. Main actor: Krung Srivilai,Phairoj Jaising
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This folk-music movie is a remake of one of the most famous Thai movie (มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง) shot in 1970. It features 14 folk songs or "LUUK THUNG" songs. It is about a love story between a poor peasant, Klao, and a young woman, Thong Kwao, coming from a rich family. Thong Kwao's parents are worried about the family assets if their daughter marries a poor man so they send her to Bangkok so that she can be far away from Klao. Thong Kwao's parents refuse Klao's proposal for marriage and request an expensive dower (ค่าสินสอด), i.e. 100 000 Baht. Various misunderstandings happen between Klao and Thong Kwao but love will win.



The Field of Love
  1. Year: 2010
  2. Thai title: มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง
  3. Main actor: Santisuk Promsiri
  4. Main actress: Jintara Sookkapat
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This new TV serie (ละครรีเมค) (2010 CH3 with Jintara Sookkapat as the mother and Santisuk Promsiri as the local mafia head) features new actors and veteran actors famous in 1980s and 1990s decades.

The Field of Love
  1. Year: 2005
  2. Thai title: มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง
  3. Main actor:
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This TV serie (ละครรีเมค) was shot in 2005 and shown on CH7.

The Field of Love
  1. Year: 1995
  2. Thai title: มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง
  3. Main actor: Saranyu Wongkrachang,Dam Datsakorn
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This Thai TV serie (ละครรีเมค) (1995 CH7) remains one of the favorite thanks to Saranyu Wongkrachang's strong acting skills.



Many others Thai movies were done based on similar patterns (romance and songs) but none succeeded to be as famous as "Mon Rak Luuk Thung" (มนต์รักลูกทุ่ง).




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