Thai title: ปักษาวายุ
English title: Garuda
Main actor: Phairoj Sangwaribut
Main actress: Sara Leigh
Thai movie Garuda (ปักษาวายุ) was released in year 2004. In year 1977 an archaeologist dies after discovering an old teeth in India. The action jumps to year 2004 in Bangkok during MRT construction. A solid rock is found during tunnel excavation. It features a weird head similar to a dinosaur. Veena (Sara Leigh) wishes to study it but businessmen don't trust her as she is only half Thai (ลูกครึ่ง). Veena's father is the one who died in Egypt many years ago. She believes it could be a dinosaur linked to the mythical garuda. She goes back to Kalasin. One day her university lecturer calls her to come urgently to Bangkok. A secret entrance has been found behind the rock. Heavily armed (มีดหมอ) soldiers seem to be hiding a secret. Veena flees and through a diversion, her farang friend Hoi Tim cuts the electric generator but is awakening the beast (สัตรโบราณ) staying in a tree. The garuda beast does a rampage on soldiers. Veena is spared due to the teeth talisman of her father. Thai people believe it is a mystical animal (เป็นเทพ). Saen, leader of the soldiers, just wishes to avoid any more killings. The Garuda succeeds to escape from the cave and causes a rampage in Bangkok. Attracted by Veena's talisman, Saen succeeds to injure severely the garuda and kills it.
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