Thai title: น้ำท่วมกรุงเทพ ปี 2485
English title: Bangkok Flood of 1942
Director: Tae Prakardwutthisan
This old documentary is about Thai floods, which happened in 1942 / 2485. Those floods were very serious. The movie shows Sanam Luang (สนามหลวง) and Wat Phra Kaew (วัดพระแก้ว), Ananta Samakhom Throne Hall (พระที่นั่งอนันตสมาคม), Democracy monument (อนุสาวรีย์ประชาธิปไตย) and Victory Monument (อนุสาวรีย์ชัยสมรภูมิ) under water. Thai people are circulating by boat. Some people even put in place a business renting small boats. The Hua Lamphong (หัวลำโพง) train station is not flooded very high. Public Bus (รถเมล์เทศบาล) are still circulating on Yaowarat road. Drinking water is delivered through tanks. Member of Thai Parliament are arriving by boats. This documentary, done by cinematographer Tae Prakardwutthisan, is part of the first 25 films heritage list announced in 2011. This movie was selected on October 4 2011, which is Thai Movies Conservation Day, reminding the current situation as Bangkok was under a flooding threat in 2011 almost 80 years after the great floods in 1942.
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