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Films in Thai

Jan Dara (2001) - Jan's mother dies while giving birth to him. At the age of 17, Jan's father brings his lover into the household, and Jan and his stepmother became lovers. DVD.

Last Life in the Universe (2003) - Kenji is a mysterious, obsessive-compulsive, suicidal Japanese man living in Bangkok, Thailand who gets thrown together with Noi, a Thai woman, through a tragic chain of events. Noi is everything Kenji is not. He is a neat freak who keeps his dishes washed and his books neatly stacked and organized. She dresses like a slob, smokes pot and never picks after herself. It's a match that somehow seems to work. Slowly, as Noi begins to seduce Kenji back to life, more is revealed about him and why he's suicidal and living in Bangkok. DVD.

Nang Nak (1999) - Tells the heartbreaking story of Nak, a devoted and loving wife whose affection for her husband Mak is quite powerful. Separated by war, Mak finally returns home to find Nak has given birth to a son. The reunion seems idyllic until Mak gradually awakens to the horrifying truth that both his wife and child died long ago. DVD.

Ong-Bak: the Thai Warrior (2004) - When the head of his village's sacred Buddha statue is stolen, simple country boy Ting is sent to Bangkok to retrieve it. He is trained in Muay Thai, but vowed never to use it. Once he arrives in the big city, however, he is forced to fight. DVD.

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