Magazine article Screen International

First Trailer for Venice Days Opener 'Samui Song' (Exclusive)

Magazine article Screen International

First Trailer for Venice Days Opener 'Samui Song' (Exclusive)

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Thai director Pen-ek Ratanaruang’s long-awaited film noir stars actress Cherman “Ploy” Boonyasak.

Thai director Pen-ek Ratanaruang’s long-awaited film noir Samui Song kicks off Venice Days on Wednesday and Screen has obtained a trailer to the picture ahead of the premiere.

Popular Thai actress Cherman “Ploy” Boonyasak plays Viyada, a Thai soap opera whose happy marriage to wealthy expat Jerome turns sour when he becomes devoted to a charismatic cult leader, The Holy One.

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Not content with ensnaring Jerome, The Holy One seems to have designs on Viyada too. She resorts to drastic measures to escape his clutches. …

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