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Headshot (2011)

Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 24 November 2011 (Thailand)
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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.

Director:

Pen-Ek Ratanaruang

Writers:

Win Lyovarin (novel), Pen-Ek Ratanaruang (screenplay)
5 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Nopachai Chaiyanam ... Tul (as Nopporn Chaiyanam)
Sirin Horwang Sirin Horwang ... Rin
Chanokporn Sayoungkul ... Joy / Tiwa
Apisit Opasaimlikit Apisit Opasaimlikit ... Torpong
Kiat Punpiputt Kiat Punpiputt ... Dr. Suang (as Krerkkiat Punpiputt)
Theeradanai Suwannahom Theeradanai Suwannahom ... Tin
Nadim Xavier Salhani Nadim Xavier Salhani
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Daisuke Kashiki Daisuke Kashiki
Yasu Peron Yasu Peron
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

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

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Thailand | France

Language:

Thai

Release Date:

24 November 2011 (Thailand) See more »

Also Known As:

Fejlövés See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$456, 30 September 2012

Gross USA:

$1,373

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$115,511
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Selected in September 2012 to represent Thailand in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 2013 Oscars. See more »

Quotes

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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Stylish Neo Noir Cinema
19 January 2014 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

Is that what you are looking for? Then look no further. Unless of course you want recognizable faces (e.g. American Actors) in your movies. Not judging just stating what you can expect. If you're here just for the movie(s), then this will be a trip. From the cinematography, the storytelling, everything screams Style.

And fortunately it is not over substance. Even though there is not a big story here, it is more than sufficient to drive the movie forward. And to keep you guessing where this is going. There is violence and even nudity, just so you know. But it's not "headless" (sorry for the pun). It actually does literally turn things upside down ... Something that really is a nice touch


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