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Ghost of Mae Nak (2005)

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A young couple reawaken the spirit of a famous old Thai legend.

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Credited cast:
Pataratida Pacharawirapong ...
Nak
Siwat Chotchaicharin ...
Mak
Porntip Papanai ...
Ghost of Mae Nak (as Pornthip Papanai)
Jaran Ngamdee ...
Por Mak
Kowit Wattanakul ...
Mak's Father (as Kowit Watthanakul)
Karnjanaporn Plodpai ...
Mak's Mother (as Kanjanaporn Plodpai)
Meesak Nakarat ...
Mr. Angel (as Meesak Nakkarat)
Marasri Issarangkul Na Ayuttaya ...
Nak's Grandmother (as Marasri Issarangkul Na Ayutthaya)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ammara Assawanon ...
Wedding Special Guest (as Amara Asawanond)
Nirun Changklang ...
Tring's Assistant
Natheeporn Chuerbandit ...
Market vendor
Pitt Imaurb ...
Old Man
Sin Kaewpakpin ...
Old Monk
Wattana Koomkrong ...
Mrs. Grimm
Thanadet Meeprasert ...
Kong (as Thanadej Meeprasert)
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In Bangkok, the groom Mak is scared, having successive nightmares with a ghost woman, Mae Nak, an ancient Thai legend. He meets his beloved fiancée Nak to visit an old house in Phrakhanong with the unscrupulous real state agent Angel and they decide to buy the property. After their wedding, two small time thieves break into the house and steal their gifts and other objects. When Mak sees the criminals on the streets of Bangkok selling his goods, he chases the burglars and they run their van over Mak, who gets into a deep coma. Mae Nak protects the young couple against Angel and the burglars, but in return she holds the soul of Mak. Nak finds the remains of Mae Nak in an ancient cemetery, and with some monks, they exorcise Mae Nak from Mak and release her spirit. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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15 September 2005 (Thailand)  »

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Il fantasma di Mae Nak  »

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This is the 20th film version of the Thai legend of Mae Nak. See more »

Quotes

Mak: [on phone with Nak] OK. Mak loves Nak.
Nak: Nak loves Mak too.
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Version of Mae nak (1997) See more »

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There is one overwhelming reason why I gave it a 9...
4 August 2012 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

As a whole, this is not a great film.

It was dull in places, for a horror it was not very frightening, and it was even a little bit silly. To be fair, in watching it, there looks to have been some budgetary issues that may have taken away from the making of the film. As a fan of Asian horror though, because it tends to go that little bit further than Hollywood horror, I was a quite disappointed to not have tensed up in my seat even once. That is, until...

The best death scene of all time! I will not tell you who died or how they died but this film is worth wading through purely for those 30 seconds of pleasure. If you don't laugh out loud and say something along the lines of 'Oh my God!', I would be very, very surprised!


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