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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  »

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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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Thai cop becomes a hit man after the death of his girl friend
3 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Headshot" is a neo-noir through and through and quite good. It's best not to reveal the plot. The main character is a cop who becomes a hit man after his girl friend's death. The story is told out of time sequence, and it works that way. The photography is appropriately disorienting, not to mention that every so often we see things as the hero sees them, which is upside down, after he receives a shot to his head.

The movie reminds me of Dick Powell's disorientation in "Murder My Sweet". Here it's worse and pervasive.

The two female stars in this movie are very beautiful, and they can act.

Noir fans will like this picture.


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