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I-Fak (2004)
"Ai-Fak" (original title)

 -  Drama  -  25 March 2004 (Thailand)
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Adapted from "Kham Phiphaksa" ("The Judgement"), a 1985 SeaWrite award-winning novel by Chat Kobjitti, "Ai-Fak" is the story about Fak, a young Thai man who leaves the monkhood to care for ... See full summary »

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Adapted from "Kham Phiphaksa" ("The Judgement"), a 1985 SeaWrite award-winning novel by Chat Kobjitti, "Ai-Fak" is the story about Fak, a young Thai man who leaves the monkhood to care for his ailing father. When he returns home, he finds his father has married a much younger woman. She is very beautiful, but she is also mentally unbalanced. Then the father dies, leaving Fak to care for his insane stepmother. Soon Fak's neighbors in this remote village are talking about him, saying he is sleeping with his stepmother. This rejection by the villagers sends Fak into a spiral of despair. Written by Wise Kwai

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The cruelty of rural life
9 July 2004 | by (Oslo,Norway) – See all my reviews

Though the story takes place in rural Thailand it tells a story that could take place in small communities all over the world. In short the movie is about a young man who comes home from his military service to find his father married with a beautiful but crazy young woman.He is attracted to her, but dosn't make any advance towards her. And when his father dies he tries to look after the woman with respect both for her and the memory of his father. But people in his community thinks he has an affair with her and makes them suffer a harsh condemnation for behaving outside of the social norms of the village. It is a well made movie with credible performance from the main actors and with moments you'll think about after having seen the movie. Being a a thai movie it will probably never reach a wide international audience, but it is well worth seeing if you should come across it.


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