the citizen

Thai with English subtitles

Plays with short film 4.4 by Rungroj Rojanachotikul

  • Wednesday 2 November 2016, 4:15 PM - 6:45 PM
  • Saturday 5 November 2016, 9:00 PM - 11:35 PM
  • Tuesday 8 November 2016, 9:00 PM - 11:35 PM
  • Friday 11 November 2016, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Sunday 13 November 2016, 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday 16 November 2016, 6:30 PM - 9:05 PM
  • Saturday 19 November 2016, 9:00 PM - 11:35 PM
  • Wednesday 23 November 2016, 4:00 PM - 6:35 PM

Tong-Poon was from the Northeast, driving his own taxicab, bought by the money he made selling his farmland back home. He was car jacked by a gang of car thief in Bangkok, he went out and search for his car. He almost get kill by the thieves when he tried to get it back. The second time he came prepared, and end up killing a few of them, but his car was no longer there. So he gives himself up to the police.

This film is a 1978 Classic Thai film directed by M.C Chatrichalerm Yukol, a rare look into Bangkok city's landscape in the 70s. The Citizen is an important film that was listed among the top 100 Thai films that every Thai should see, by the Thai Film Academy.

 

Director: M.C. Chatrichalerm Yukol
Country: Thailand
Duration: 140 minutes
Year: 1978