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Headshot (2011)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 24 November 2011 (Thailand)
A cop who becomes a hitman for a group aimed at eliminating those who are above the law finds his world turned upside down by a single a devastating blow.

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Tul (as Nopporn Chaiyanam)
Sirin Horwang ...
Rin
Chanokporn Sayoungkul ...
Joy / Tiwa
Apisit Opasaimlikit ...
Kiat Punpiputt ...
Dr. Suang (as Krerkkiat Punpiputt)
Theeradanai Suwannahom ...
Tin
Nadim Xavier Salhani
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daisuke Kashiki
Yasu Peron
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This Thai crime noir tells the story of Tul, a hitman who wakes up from a coma to realize that he's now seeing everything upside down. Tul wants to quit but is instead recruited to join a secret organization that gets rid of crooked politicians untouched by the law. Written by CJ

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Bangkok's most dangerous cop is about to have his world turned upside down.

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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24 November 2011 (Thailand)  »

Also Known As:

Fejlövés  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$456 (USA) (28 September 2012)

Gross:

$456 (USA) (28 September 2012)
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Selected in September 2012 to represent Thailand in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 2013 Oscars. See more »

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Rin: How do you feel to see things upside down?
Tul: At first, I was really frustrated. But now, I think it is the best thing that happened to me in last several years.
Rin: How?
Tul: In the past, I used to see things like everyone sees, just skim through them because everything looks familiar to me. But now I have to really look at the things and people and that make me to see things more clearly.
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A cop turned into a hit-man, gets shot in the head and sees the world upside down.
1 May 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As soon as I learn about this movie, immediately I remembered "Memento" (2000), a movie I never could figure out if I like or dislike. This time with "Headshot", a cop turned into a hit man, I got that old feeling, when a crime movie doesn't need to move at fast pace, or big arguments, but a real comprehension of his characters, and that is what this movie offers, it builds up little by little to the point that I felt as if I knew "Tul" in real life. Unfortunately I predicted two of the most important elements of the movie. I could complain about the ending, but I won't, because it doesn't matter who did the final deed, we are just told that when you are good but play for the bad, there's no redemption, sometimes just a place to hide. On this review you won't find any spoiler watched and judge yourself, I give it six out of ten because the ending fill on the inadequacies of the film, as always, this is a film just for cinephiles.


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