During the 16th century, as Thailand contends with both a civil war and Burmese invasion, a beautiful princess rises up to help protect the glory of the Kingdom of Ayothaya. Based on the life of Queen Suriyothai.
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The film describes historical events in the life of the heroine, Suriyothai, the queen of King Mahachakrapat. from the age of 15, ranging from love and attachment, royal wedding, resettlement in the capital, court life, intrigues, and sustenance of royal dignity. Written by
I saw this movie with my girlfriend while I was in Thailand. While it was very fast paced, it kept my attention the whole 3 hours. I do not speak Thai, so I had to rely on the subtitles. This may be why I thought some of the dialog and acting was a bit wooden. I was most impressed with the actors surrounding the title character. Suriyothai seemed one dimensional while the other characters, especially the evil consort were much more interesting. 8/10.
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