THAI FILM WEEK
E-San Love Story
3AM Part 3
E-San Love Story
Directed by: Bussarakam Wongkamlao
Written by: Pipat Jomkoh
Starring: Busarakam Wongkamlao/Rungrat Mengpanit/Phakhin Khamwilaisak
Sian is a handsome E-san guy who loves his hometown and his girlfriend. He is waiting for his girlfriend, Som, to come back from Bangkok and to live their lives together. Sian helps his mother to cook spider flowers for selling in his little shop. Pak is Sian’s junior in college who has been having a crush on Sian since her freshman year. Pak perfectly does everything for Sian, but Sian does not realize at all about her having a crush on him. Sian’s dream melts away by the coming of Som and her new boyfriend. They announce that they will marry each other soon. Sian tries to find an answer from Som by having his best friend, Banjong to help. But Banjong’s useless effort gets himself involved in a fight with villagers and his girlfriend, Saijai. The chaos brings Venerable Mahachai who is worshiped by villagers to help solving this problem by using Buddhist philosophy.
3AM Part 3
Directed by: Phawat Panangkasiri／Thammanoon Sukulboontanom ／Nitiwat holwanichsiri
Written by: Thammanoon Sakulboonthanom / Ruttanaphon Pakprieo / Gundanai Sawatruang / Sukosin Akkarapath / Nuttapoj Pojjamnian / Ruttanapon Pakprieo
Starring: Worakarn Rojanawat／Sheranut Yusananda
EXPRESSWAY:Pim works as night-shift toll collector at an expressway toll gate. At 3AM She is terrorized by en evil spirit determined to take her life.
ONE NIGHT STAND: Tan is a painting restorer who likes to spend wild nightlife with partying and clubbing. Tan meets Napas, a mysterious and seductive women. He fall in love with her at one glance. Next night, Tan goes to the night club at 3AM, he finds Napas and follows to her home.
TV DIRECT: Sam is a director of a television shopping program. Tonight the crew and the presenters have conspired to deceive him. All the unusual things have been planned to get back at the arrogant director. It’s 3AM. Ou, the assistant director, picks up his phone to talk. Sam’s girlfriend calls to tell Ou that Sam was dead in a car accident on his way to the studio. Ou tries to tell the crew what has happened but no one wants to listen. The light goes off and the prank start to begin…
Directed by: Bonkod Bencharongkul
Written by: Bongkod Bencharongkul
Starring: Florence Faivre／Pakkawadee Pengsuwan
SAD BEAUTY is a film about two friends from childhood "Yo and Pim". It explores their friendship while they struggle to survive in modern society. Yo is a decadent actress, hopelessly hanging out day and night with no aims in life. She earns a lot of money, but fails to make friends with anybody in showbiz. She relies on her best friend Pim who is a graduating student from a classical dance college but is beset by eye cancer and a violent step-father. One night after a swinging, Yo drives Pim home and finds out that Pim's mother is severely injured by her step-father, lying unconsciously in her step-father's living room, culminating in a fight in which the step-father is killed. Pim has to try everything to get rid of his body. The two friends decide to drive to get help from her mother's ex-boyfriend. It is the beginning of a tragedy in which their relationship and life.
Directed by: Sophon Sakdaphisit
Written by: Sophon Sakdaphisit / Sopana Chaowwiwatkul / Supalerk Ningsanond
Starring: Namthip Jongrachatawiboon／Apichaya Thongkham
In 1997, the financial crash, the Tom Yum Goong Crisis, was a disastrous event that crept over Asia and left millionaires bankrupt overnight. A bright future which two best friends, Boum and Ib, pictured together fell apart when they found out that their families were going bankrupt. All of their assets were seized to satisfy their debts. Unable to accept the harsh truth, they decided to end their lives together at an unfinished tower, where they promised to be together forever. In the end, Ib died all alone. Twenty years later, Boum becomes a successful real estate entrepreneur. One day, she gets to visit the abandoned tower with her daughter, Bell. That night, however, Boum wakes up and finds Bell sleepwalking and talking to herself in the dark. What concerns Boum the most is that Bell’s actions and words in her sleepwalking state frighteningly remind Boum of Ib. What measures will Boum take to release herself from the promise that binds her?