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Nang-Nak (1999)
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Mak goes home from war and lives together with his wife and baby happily until a friend decides to reveal a secret.

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Credited cast:
Inthira Charoenpura ...
Nak (as Intira Jaroenpura)
Winai Kraibutr ...
Mak
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Manit Meekaewjaroen
Pramote Suksatit
Pracha Thawongfia
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Based on a Thai legend. Mak leaves for Bangkok and is seriously wounded in the Chiang Toong War. When Mak returns, his wife and baby continue to live together till a revelation leads to an unexpected paradigm shift . Written by L.H. Wong <lhw@sfs.org.sg>

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Death Do Never Us A Part

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Horror | Romance | War

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23 July 1999 (Thailand)  »

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Nang Nak - Return from the Dead  »

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The film is based on an old Thai ghost story. Director Nonzee Nimibutr toured Thai temples conducting ceremonies to appease Nang Nak's spirit and obtain good luck for the film. See more »

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Narrator: So great was her love that even death could not mortalize it.
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Eternal Love in a Touching Ghost Story
7 December 2012 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In 1868, Mak (Winai Kraibutr) is summoned to the war and leaves his beloved wife Nang Nak (Intira Jaroenpura), who is pregnant, alone in their isolate house in Prakanong. Mak fights with his friend Prig that dies while Mak is seriously wounded. He miraculously survives and after a long time, he returns to Prakanong.

He meets Nak and their son and they live happily together until the day that a friend of Mak visits him and tells that Nak had died in the delivery and he is living with the ghost of his wife and his stillborn son. Mak does not believe on his friend until the day that he discovers the truth about his family.

"Nang Nak" is a movie about a Thai legend of a faithful wife that dies but does not live the world of the living waiting for her beloved husband that is missing in action in the war. The story of eternal love is a touching ghost story with a melodramatic farewell in the end. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Vidas do Além" ("Lives from Beyond")


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