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Manta Ray (2018)

Kraben rahu (original title)
Near a coastal village of Thailand, by the sea where thousands of Rohingya refugees have drowned, a local fisherman finds an injured man lying unconscious in the forest. He rescues the ... See full summary »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Aphisit Hama Aphisit Hama ... Thongchai
Wanlop Rungkumjad Wanlop Rungkumjad ... Fisherman (as Wanlop Rungkamjad)
Rasmee Wayrana Rasmee Wayrana ... Saijai
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Near a coastal village of Thailand, by the sea where thousands of Rohingya refugees have drowned, a local fisherman finds an injured man lying unconscious in the forest. He rescues the stranger, who does not speak a word, offers him his friendship and names him Thongchai. But when the fisherman suddenly disappears at sea, Thongchai slowly begins to take over his friend's life - his house, his job and his ex-wife. Written by Manta Ray

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Country:

Thailand | France | China

Language:

Thai

Release Date:

29 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Diabel morski See more »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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A great audiovisual and surrealistic experience.
8 March 2019 | by costa-83836See all my reviews

Without knowing what I got into, I bought a last minute ticket to see manta ray at the international film festival in Rotterdam. I was pleasently surprised by this movie because I didn't know what to expect.

The movie is visually stunning and has a great 'flow' to it. Although it is a slow movie I never found it dull. The way the director makes the Thai city come to life was a real pleasure. I don't want to spoil anything about the plot so I won't. But the only thing I will say about it, is that I feel the movie lacked substance. Nevertheless I throroughly enjoyed myself and I would recommend this movie to people who like surrealistic experiences.

At the moment I rate it at 7/10 but it;s more like a 7.5/10


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