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Ruang talok 69 (1999)

A woman, fired from a financial coorporation during the Asia crisis, returns home with no money. However, she finds a box with a fortune in front of her door, and decides to keep it. ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Lalita Panyopas ...
Tum
Sirisin Siripornsmathikul ...
Pen
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Prompop Lee ...
Shop owner
Surapong Mekpongsathorn
Tasanawalai Ongartittichai ...
Jim
Jaran 'See Tao' Petcharoen ...
Old Man (as Sitao)
Black Phomtong ...
Kanchit
Arun Wannarbodeewong ...
Mr. Tong
Cheathavuth Watcharakhun ...
Sornchakr
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A woman, fired from a financial coorporation during the Asia crisis, returns home with no money. However, she finds a box with a fortune in front of her door, and decides to keep it. However, the people that left it there soon want it back. Written by Maarten Hofman <maarten_hofman@hotmail.com>

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How far would you go to protect a secret?

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Rated R for violence, language and brief sexual humor | See all certifications »
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19 November 1999 (Thailand)  »

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Trivia

Official submission of Thailand for the 'Best Foreign Language Film' category of the 73rd Academy Awards in 2001. See more »

Goofs

Tum gets her passport photo taken after meeting Kanchit, but when she next visits his place, having had no contact in the interim, the passport is ready, including photo. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Buppha Rahtree (2003) See more »

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Nice surprise!
15 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

Although I watch numerous Asian films I believe "6ixtynin9" was the first Thai movie I have seen and I must say I was very impressed. From start to end it had a comedic "whatever can go wrong will go wrong" feel about it while moving along rather smoothly as a mildly bloody quasi action flick. The story itself wasn't overly complicated nor jumbled up like some Asian stuff tends to be. I could see a large group of viewers enjoying this nice little Thai surprise.

The acting wasn't "lights out" but was effective and although the filming was mainly done in an apartment it moved around more than enough to avoid getting stale.

I viewed the on the US version DVD and found the quality good enough but not top notch and it wasn't in surround sound. I would certainly recommend giving this film a watch but you might want to rent before you buy it.


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