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The Billionaire (2011)
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What are you doing at his age? Age 16, TOP gained 400,000 Baht monthly from playing online games. Age 17, He was willing to fail school and instead earned money from selling chestnuts for ... See full summary »

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What are you doing at his age? Age 16, TOP gained 400,000 Baht monthly from playing online games. Age 17, He was willing to fail school and instead earned money from selling chestnuts for 2,000 baht. Age 18, His family went bankrupt and remained 40 million Baht in debt. Age 19, He released Tao Kae Noi seaweed to more than 3,000 branches at 7-Eleven. At this present, Top is a 26-year-old businessman, the owner of the bestselling seaweed in Thailand. He owns 85 percent of the market share which is equivalent to 800 million Baht a year, and has 2,000 employees in his company. The Billionaire will let you get to know Top Ittipat in details about how he turned himself from an online game addict whom always got disparaged by teachers, to a famous young billionaire. How did he raise himself up to this position? Surely, everyone desires to get rich, yet not everyone dares to succeed like him. Find the answers that have made Top become a billionaire, while you still can. Written by Golden Village

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Finally, A Thai Film Without Inferiority Complex
28 April 2013 | by (Thailand) – See all my reviews

As a citizen of Thailand, I brand this work as the best piece of filmmaking works that came out of Thailand to date. The world has seen countless Thai films with higher production quality and full of eccentricity. Quite a lot of ghost stories and mindless comedies. Some propaganda works for the Thai royalty. But this one means business. Not just a commercial sense, which is actually the theme, but conveying some thoughts as a struggling society as never before. Thailand is not prettier or uglier than what it really is. Top is just a boy who faces a tough situation around his family and school life, and he stumbles and rises a few times before discovering the way out and his character through a business that seems to cut out for him. The Chinese Thais are truly like that. The joy of middle-class life, business rise and fall, family's ambition for the children, fight to grow together as a family and separately as an individual. The aforementioned is revealed in the film realistically and truly. An enjoyable film. Almost a thriller in the business world. Anyone who finds it boring clearly doesn't care to live his or her life to the fullest.


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