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Lynn, a genius high school student who makes money by cheating tests, receives a new task that leads her to set foot on Sydney, Australia. In order to complete the millions-Baht task, Lynn and her classmates have to finish the international STIC(SAT) exam and deliver the answers back to her friends in Thailand before the exam takes place once again in her home country.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying ... Lynn
Eisaya Hosuwan Eisaya Hosuwan ... Grace
Teeradon Supapunpinyo ... Pat
Chanon Santinatornkul ... Bank
Thaneth Warakulnukroh ... Lynn's father
Sarinrat Thomas Sarinrat Thomas ... Headmistress
Ego Mikitas ... STIC Supervisor
Pasin Kuansataporn Pasin Kuansataporn ... Tong
Sahajak Boonthanakit ... Pat's father
Kanjana Vinaipanid Kanjana Vinaipanid ... Pat's mother
Yuthapong Varanukrohchoke Yuthapong Varanukrohchoke ... Mr. Sophon
Nopawat Likitwong Nopawat Likitwong ... Exam Proctor
Vittawin Veeravidhayanant Vittawin Veeravidhayanant ... Pat's friend
Suwijak Mahatthanachotwanich Suwijak Mahatthanachotwanich ... Pat's friend
Narwin Rathlertkarn Narwin Rathlertkarn ... Pat's friend
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Lynn, a genius high school student who makes money by helping others cheat tests, receives a new task that leads her to Sydney, Australia. In order to complete the millions-Baht task, Lynn and her classmate have to finish the international STIC (SAT) exam and deliver the answers back to her friends in Thailand, before the exam takes place once again in her home country.

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Thailand

Language:

Thai | English

Release Date:

3 May 2017 (Thailand) See more »

Also Known As:

Bad Genius See more »

Filming Locations:

Bangkok, Thailand See more »

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THB 60,000,000 (estimated)
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GDH 559,Jorkwang Films See more »
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2.35 : 1
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The phrase 'We get to choose university, the universities don't get to choose us' is not originally in the movie script, The Wolf of Wall Street (2013) (Pat) creates it himself during filming. See more »

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Pat: We get to choose the university, the university doesn't get to choose us!
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Fun for all: humour, human connection, conniving and all
30 August 2017 | by christian94See all my reviews

Bad Genius is based on a true story, but takes many liberties to create compelling storytelling. The movie is about taking entrance exams which may be relatively important in Europe and the Americas but extremely important in the Asian academic performance cultural frenzy. Nonetheless, the power of the film and Nattawut Poonpiriya directing is that is makes exam cheating and everything around it fun and exciting. He is able to make a teenager's dilemma feel like a life and death situation with style, intrigue and humour.

Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying shines as the lead, but all the characters and actors serve justice to the material. Even the supporting roles and extras all add to the well played chess game. The movie is smart and has "swag". Interesting take on the school teenager world up the stakes and mistakes, looking at morality and the subtleties of human ambitions, abilities and interactions.

A hit in Thailand and it has all the elements to be an international success to the attentive audience.

Thailand 2017 | 130 mins | FANTASIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL | Thai (English subtitles)


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