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Vinyan (2008)

R  |   |  Drama, Horror, Thriller  |  1 October 2008 (France)
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A couple are looking for their child who was lost in the tsunami - their search takes them to the dangerous Thai-Burmese waters, and then into the jungle, where they face unknown but horrifying dangers.

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Jeanne Bellmer
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Paul Bellmer
Petch Osathanugrah ...
Thaksin Gao
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Kim
Amporn Pankratok ...
Sonchaï
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Matthias
Omm ...
Sara
Apisit Opasaimlikit ...
Boomsong (as Joey Boy)
Kurlab Lay ...
Boomsong's mom
Matt Ryder ...
Bideau
Bobbie Delcastillo ...
Millionnaire 1
Susan Delcastillo ...
Woman 1
Teerawat Mulvilai ...
Khun (as Teerawat Mulwilai)
Saichia Wongwirot ...
Petch (as Saichia Wongwirote)
Kitinun Siangsa-Ard ...
Gao's bodyguard
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In Phuket Island, Thailand, the architect Paul Bellmer and his wife Jeanne lost their son Joshua in a tsunami six months ago. Jeanne is disturbed and has not accepted the loss of her beloved son. While watching some footages from Myanmar (former Burma), Jeanne is convinced that a boy wearing a Manchester United shirt in a poor village is Joshua, and Paul accepts to seek out their son in the sea gypsies camp. They hire the trafficker Thaksin Gao and they travel in the boat of master Sonchai to search Joshua. After a series of weird incidents, Sonchai leaves the trio in an abandoned village. They have to walk through the jungle where they face a journey to hell. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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When someone dies a horrible death, their spirit becomes confused & angry. It becomes ... VINYAN.

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for some disturbing violent content, sexuality/nudity and language | See all certifications »

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€4,400,000 (estimated)
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The red building was a set that was built in the middle of the jungle. See more »

Connections

Featured in Viande d'origine française (2009) See more »

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Gi Mi Di Break
Written by Wayne Thomas.
Performed by Jubbie.
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Please don't lose the time I did watching this horrific film
22 May 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Vinyan was without doubt one of the worst things I have ever spent 2 hours doing. Jeanne the lead female character was the most annoying woman I have ever come across, I was actually hoping something painful and awful happened to her after 10 minutes of getting into the film. I could find no empathy with either character I really could not care less if they found their beloved son or not. So many ends were left untied that it became laughable, it seemed the writers started every morning and didn't bother to follow up from where they had left off. Avoid at all costs, I thought I'd seen some bad films until I'd seen Vinyan. EEUuuugghhh


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