Thai title: เพชรตัดหยก
Director: Kom Akadej
Main actor: Sorapong Chatree,Lak Apichat,Dam Datsakorn,Phairoj Jaising,Chat Mongkolchai,Kecha Plianvithee,Somsak Chaisongkram,Pao Porapak,Pipop Pupinyo,Norman Chu
Main actress: Suriwan Suriyong,Nanthida Kaewbuasai
Thai movie เพชรตัดหยก was released in year 1982 and lasts 1h54mn. It is a VHS featuring the movie in format 4:3 instead of 16:9 so left and right parts of the original image are lost. Kom Akadej is the movie director. The main character, Lao Thong, has special skills such as running very fast or jumping very high. This movie is considered as part 2 of Thai movie เสือภูเขา / The mountain lion (1979). Lao Thong (Sorapong Chatree) is a Meo hill tribe villager. Lao Thong's wife (Suriwan Suriyong) and his son are killed by ruffians led by Dam Datsakorn storming a Meo hill tribe village to steal the cattle. Lao Thong has to get revenge. Tong Chi (Lak Apichat) joins him. Lisu village leader wishes to marry his two daughters including Asuma (Nanthida Kaewbuasai). Per local customs, the husband (พิธีเลือกคู่) needs to win a fight between all contenders. Tong Chi is about to win but ruffians including Pao Porapak and Chat Mongkolchai storm the Lisu village and kidnap Asuma. Lao Thong helps and releases Asuma. He refuses her hand as he is under mourning period but promises to help getting guns to be able to fight against ruffians. In another village, Lao Thong helps a lady aggressed by thugs. She has same face as his former wife. Her name is Soyi and she has good fighting skills also. She is carried by Pipop Pupinyo and Somsak Chaisongkram. Lao Thong buys guns from her brother Lao (Phairoj Jaising), who tries to get rid of him and Lak. Soyi helps Lao Thong to flee so causing her brother's ire. A mysterious soldier (Hong Kong actor ฉีเส้าเฉียน / Norman Chu), called Norman, helps Asuma and her sister aggressed by ruffians. Tong Chi fights against Norman as he believes he tries to seduce Asuma. Lao Thong and Norman also fight. Norman asks to meet Lao to buy weapons. Norman kidnaps Soyi as he wishes to infiltrate the ruffians. Lao tries to release his sister but he is defeated by Norman. Lao Thong releases Soyi and takes away the weapons with Tong Chi. Lao Thong defeats Norman but spares his life. Tong Chi hides weapons inside Lisu village. The village is stormed by ruffians. All gather to storm the ruffians' place. The big leader is identified as Decha (Kecha Plianvithee). Fightings and explosions occur with all ruffians being killed but unfortunately Lao and Tong Chi also die.
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