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Year: 1965

Thai title: แม่น้ำจระเข้
English title: Crocodile River

Rating: 3/5
Director: Lo Wei

Main actor: Paul Chang Chung,Man Teeraphol
Main actress: Lee Ting,Yaowaret Nisakorn,Malee Wetpraseri,Manat Boonkiet

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The tragic romance 鱷魚河 - "Crocodile River" is a Shaw Brothers movie filmed in Thailand. Thainess is present through traditional dance (รำวง) in the village, Thai boxing match and master honorific dance (ครู), floating market, Tuk Tuk ride through Bangkok including Wat Phra Kaew and Grand Palace, Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall, Bangkok zoo, democracy monument, Wat Pho and even the royal barges on Chao Praya river, Wat Arun, Pattaya beach, Loy Krathong festival. It includes three well known Thai actors, i.e. Man Teeraphol, Malee Wetpraseri (ป้ามาลี เวชประเสริฐ) and Yaowaret Nisakorn. Crocodile River was Lo Wei's first film for the Shaw Brothers studio. Crocodile River movie features Romeo And Juliet-flavored story. Families are against each other. Yodi (Paul Chang Chung) is the Romeo and Lee Ting is his Juliet. The two students love each other from across a river that is filled with crocodiles. Families are living on opposite sides of the river. Hidden secrets between both families cause fights to happen. Yodi’s parents try to push him to another girl but he is not interested. The girl tries to get his interest by using her sexy shapes but it is enough. Yodi swims across the river to be reunited with Lee Ting. Following a fight between Yodi and Lee Ting's brother (Man Teeraphol), Lee Ting cannot leave the house and her father removes all her clothes to ensure she doesn't going out naked. The girl's father uses saboteurs on his neighbors' property and they put fire in a barn. Finally Lee Tin flees from her house and swims across the river. Yodi helps her as crocodiles are converging towards her. But it is too late for both of them. Their death makes the two clans to pacify. Lee Tin’s brother seems to be Yodi's father hidden son. This Shaw Brothers movie is a remake of Thai movie "จำปูน" (1964) featuring Man Teeraphol, Sor Asanajinda, Taksin Jampol, Somjit Sapsamruey, Tat Ekathat...

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