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Mysterious Object at Noon (2000)

Dokfa nai meuman (original title)
A film crew documents a folk story-exquisite corpse combination by random Thai people; the story is reenacted.
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Credited cast:
Djuangjai Hirunsri Djuangjai Hirunsri
Kongkiat Khomsiri Kongkiat Khomsiri
Saisiri Xoomsai Saisiri Xoomsai
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This film is an experimental mix of documentary and fiction. The film crew travels from the Thai countryside to Bangkok, asking the people they encounter along the way to continue a story about a handicapped boy and his teacher. Written by amirmu

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The literal translation of the Thai title is "Heavenly Flower in Devil's Hand". Since Thai doesn't have plural forms for nouns, it can also be "Heavenly Flower(s) in Devil(s)' Hand(s)". See more »

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exquisite? Pas problemes..
5 May 2003 | by jrlandsverkSee all my reviews

The idea of "Exquisite Corpse" has always fascinated me, and I'm happy that there's a movie based around such a unique method of story-telling. The director comments that by the end, it was less about the actual story the villagers were telling and more about the social implications; therefore the movie becomes more of a documentary. I enjoyed this movie but would like to see more movies based on the Exquisite Corpse method, possibly one part going "out into the field" and talking to villagers, gathering the story, and then a second part where either a rehearsed play or actual movie was written given those elements. Mysterious Object at Noon gets an A- from me.


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Country:

Thailand | Netherlands

Language:

Thai | Sign Languages

Release Date:

27 January 2016 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Mysterious Object at Noon See more »

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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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