This was my first excursion into Thai cinema and all I have to say is, if this represents even a small portion of what Thai movies are like, I'm all in for more. Wow, what a crazy ride this was. I'm still not sure I understood everything that happened, even though it was well captioned. But I know I had fun. You know those rides at the amusement park that are over before you know what happened but in the mean time you've gotten off the ride and your heart is pounding and your eyes are spinning and your body is covered in sweat? This movie is a little but like that.
Basically there is this nice All-Thai modern family. You have a mom and a dad and a kid ho's nickname seems to be Brazil. They all have amusing little episodes going on in their lives and the movie would have been funny just like that. But that's not enough for this movie, Oh no. After the characters are all established we( and they) learn to all our surprise that this family's heads aren't attached. They can take their heads off at will, and then put them back on. With no ill-medical side effects. I can't say there aren't any ill effects at all because sometimes their heads fall off at inopportune times which leads to trouble for them but laughs for us.
Eventually the family becomes internationally famous for this little quirk of theirs and the movie does its bit to skewer the Culture of Celebrity. I don't want to ruin it for you, so I won't tell you anymore.
The premise could have easily worn thin after awhile, but the movie is just the right length, and just endearing enough to keep this from happening. If you want some light and seriously off-beat entertainment, this movie is a good bet.
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