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The Samurai of Ayothaya -- Based on actual events from the 17th century's Ayutthaya period, young samurai Yamada Nagamasa works tirelessly to master the art of Muay Boran, Thai boxing.
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2 December 2010 (Thailand) See more »
Based on a true historic figure during Ayothaya Era, the film depicts the life of Yamada Nagamasa, a... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Seigi Ozeki ... Yamada Nagamasa
Kanokkorn Jaicheun ... Jumpaa
Sorapong Chatree ... Phra Khruu
Winai Kraibutr ... King Naresuan
Thanawut Ketsaro ... Khaam
Buakaw Banchamek ... Ai-Seua
Somjit Jongjohor

Bin Bunluerit

Directed by
Nopporn Watin 
Produced by
Nopporn Watin .... executive producer
Original Music by
Paphas Silp 
Makeup Department
Nantapat Amornchai .... makeup department head


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Also Known As:
"Samurai Ayothaya" - Thailand (original title)
"Yamada: The Samurai of Ayothaya" - Australia (DVD title), International (English title) (alternative spelling)
"Muay Thai Warrior" - USA (DVD title)
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100 min | South Korea:87 min

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First acting role for Buakaw Banchamek, who's an actual Muay Thai fighter and welterweight champion.See more »


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Not the actual history, 17 July 2014
Author: GwydionMW from Peterborough, Great Britain

A thin plot strings together a series of martial-arts displays.

The boxing looks realistic, I assume this is real Thai Boxing as it actually occurs. But the sword-fighting is improbably one-sides.

A brief depiction of a border war is ridiculous.

The highly interesting politics of the time is entirely ignored. Both the internal conflicts and the role of the Dutch are wholly ignored. It was a kingdom that often had civil wars and which was finally destroyed by the Burmese.

The Japanese settlement was also interesting, including both Christian rebels and some of the losers from the wars which established the Tokugawa shoguns. All ignored.

The real life of Yamada Nagamasa would make an excellent film, but this is not it.

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