Euthana Mukdasanit

Euthana Mukdasanit – Nam Pu AKA The Story of Nampoo AKA The Story of Nampu (1984)

It deals about a young man called Nam Pu who is entering the drug realm and his lapse until death. It is a real-life story of a teenage heroin addict, who is neglected by his middle-class parents. The former rocker turned screen star Ampol Lumpoon received Best Actor Awards for this movie. In 1984, Ampol Lumpoon snatched Best Actor award at The First Southeast Asian Film Festival for his role as a drug- addicted teenager. He eventually made his name known in 1984 with Nampoo, which broke the blockbuster record held by the classic Phlae Kao and made Bt17 million at the box office. It was to be his most successful movie. This movie was praised by critics, academics and intellectuals. Read More »