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Year: 1985

Thai title: ผู้หญิงคนนั้นชื่อบุญรอด
English title: Her name is Boonrawd

Rating: 4/5
Director: Wichit Khunawut

Main actor:
Main actress: Linda Khatancharoen,Sarinthip Siriwan

Boonrawd is coming from a poor Isan family but she is proud and wants to succeed in work and family. During Vietnam war she works in a Pattaya restaurant and also opens a small bakery. An American officer, who speaks Thai language, wants to become her friend as he appreciates her strong spirit and mind. She faces the discrimination of prostitutes (Boonrawd is strong minded and refuses to become a prostitute for easy money), American GIs (they think all Thai women can be bought), Thai people (discrimination when she is seen with the American officer). Boonrawd faces pressure from her mother who wants her to become a prostitute (same as her sister) in order to pay her mother's lottery bills. She finally overcomes all difficulties and marries her American officer.

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