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The Journey

“In rememberance of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej.” 1927-2016

20 October 2017 28 October 2017

Free tickets


“We join His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej on his final trip from Switzerland to Bangkok for a journey through memories of life defining moments.

13 October 2016, TVs and Radios announce that King Bhumibol Adulyadej has passed away. Manatsanun Phanlerdwongsakul is driving when she hears the news. Together with millions of Thais, she is overwhelmed by sadness. The world is spinning. Life has come to a halt, before it starts again and be changed for ever. In need for closure, she decides to track back the early years of his Majesty, from his Home in Lausanne, Switzerland to the boat that brought him back to Thailand in 1951 where he fully embraces his reign. King Rama 9 passing has revealed to the World the deep rooted and unique relationship he had built with his people over a reign of 70 years. “The Journey” brings light to the foundations of the intimate link between a Monarch and his People that has shaped not only a Nation but also the World as we know it.



About the film

Director: Manatsanun Phanlerdwongsakul
Country: Thailand
Year: 2017
Duration: 55 mins