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La Roue

The Wheel

(2nd segment of Three)

by Nonzee Nimibutr



La Roue

Director: Nonzee Nimibutr

Script: Nitos Singhamat

Cinematographer: Nottowut Kittikhun

Music: Sinnapa Sarasa

Cast: Komgich Yuttiyong, Pongsanart Vinsiri, Suwinit Panjamawat

Production: Cinemasia Co. Ltd

Bac Films
88 rue de la Folie Mericourt
75011 Paris
Tel: 0033
Fax: 0033

Year: 2002

35 mm, Colour, 125 min
OV Thai with French Subtitles

According to the tradition in Thailand, when puppet masters create their puppets, they breathe a spell into them which will curse anyone daring to take them. Kru Tong, a humble street artist, defies the taboo when he finds a box with two puppets and decides to use them for his performance.

2nd segment of omnibus movie Three, the two others being Memories by Kim Ji-woon (South Korea) and Coming Home by Peter Ho Sun-Chan (Hong Kong).


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