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Wonderful Town (2007)

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After the tsunami struck the coast town of Takua Pa, young architect Ton moves in town to develop a construction project and settles in a small hotel run by Na, a young sensitive local girl... See full summary »

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After the tsunami struck the coast town of Takua Pa, young architect Ton moves in town to develop a construction project and settles in a small hotel run by Na, a young sensitive local girl. They begin a secret love affair, but soon rumors spread and they meet with strong opposition from the town's residents. Written by fabreu

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Drowned by a ripple
24 August 2010 | by (Saffron Walden, UK) – See all my reviews

Aditya Assarat's début film 'Wonderful Town' is unusual, but there are aspects of it which left me puzzling as to what the director was trying to achieve. In the aftermath of the Asian tsunami quiet young architect seduces a shy hotel worker; it's sweetly observed, but hardly a dramatic story, and the role of the great flood is mainly to ensure that the tale can be told in an eerily empty landscape. The local youth dislike the visitor, however, and this provides a savage twist in the end; but even their hostility is vague, strangely noble and shown softly even when at it most horrific. More like a ripple than a wave, I didn't dislike this movie, but was hardly swept away.


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