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Boonthing

Thailand, 1992 (MIFF 1993, Thai Experimental Shorts)

Director: Hamer Salwala, Saipin Kulkanokwan, Orawan Ovathasarn

A story of a man who wishes to see through and visualise people's thoughts and feelings... Boonthing is a young salesman caught between conflicting desires and expectations, in a lonely city full of people with problems of their own.

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Telechante

Thailand, 1992
When the bell rings, a signal of sight and sound of "Suad Pan Yak" (a chant from the Sukhothai period — about 800 years ago) spreads all over the land. Someone has his own Nirvana... ... What w… More »

Land of the Laugh

Thailand, 1992
An illustration of a woman's thoughts which tell a story of the struggle for freedom, for democracy... ... In undeveloped and developing countries, a coup d'etat or a violent seizure of power from an… More »

Under Taboo

Thailand, 1992
From a very young age, we are indoctrinated with taboos, told not to mention certain things even though they are neither illegal nor anti­social, forbidden to ask anything about these "shameful a… More »

Thousandth Birth

Thailand, 1992
Confusion in thought and experience is a con­stant of every big city in the world, caused by conflicts, struggles, beliefs, death, money and environmental degradation. Many people are able to end… More »

...; Farang; etc.

Thailand, 1992
An unknown foreigner's vision of the unreal Bangkok. ... We call Western foreigners farang. Thai is not their native tongue... ... Why do they come to Thailand? What do they want here? Do they come b… More »

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