Patravadi Mejudhon

  • Chatrichalerm Yukol – Grounded God AKA Earth Angel (1975)

    Toi, a drug trafficker, is being chased by the police, as he meets on the run Phol and Nong. The three become a team of robbers, who robs and kills whenever and wherever they wish. Someone names them “The Earth Angels” team. They go down south, recruit a couple more guys and rob a bank. One night while the team happily celebrates their band’s job, the police force raids their place and kills them all one by one. They are not really “Angel” after all.Read More »

  • 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 »

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