Samui Song
aka Mai Mee Samui Samrab Ter
First screened in October 2017
Director: Pen-ek Ratanaruang. Cast: Chermarn "Ploy" Boonyasak, David Asavanond, Stéphane Sednaoui, Vithaya "Pu" Pansringarm. Screenplay: Pen-ek Ratanaruang and Raymond Phathanavirangoon.

Twitter Capsule: Sometimes the postman don't ring at all. No excuse for this lurid, literal retread; awkward and off-putting throughout.

VOR:   Even the semi-palpable goals of critiquing gender roles or radical sects or offering a new kind of meta-film falter under poor execution.

Photo © 2017 Bluering Company Ltd./Cinema22

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: D

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