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The Resource Sat pralāt : Tropical malady, Anna Sanders Films & TIFA, Downtown Pictures and Thoke+Moebius Film ; in association with Rai Cinema, Fabrica Cinema ; phūʻamnūai kānsāng, Chān Dœ̄ Mō ; kamkap dōi ʻAphichātphong Wīrasētthakun, (DVD)

Sat pralāt : Tropical malady, Anna Sanders Films & TIFA, Downtown Pictures and Thoke+Moebius Film ; in association with Rai Cinema, Fabrica Cinema ; phūʻamnūai kānsāng, Chān Dœ̄ Mō ; kamkap dōi ʻAphichātphong Wīrasētthakun, (DVD)

Label
Sat pralāt : Tropical malady
Title
Sat pralāt
Title remainder
Tropical malady
Statement of responsibility
Anna Sanders Films & TIFA, Downtown Pictures and Thoke+Moebius Film ; in association with Rai Cinema, Fabrica Cinema ; phūʻamnūai kānsāng, Chān Dœ̄ Mō ; kamkap dōi ʻAphichātphong Wīrasētthakun
Title variation
Sud pralad
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • tha
  • eng
  • tha
  • tha
Summary
"Tropical Malady" is two distinct halves, divided into two complementary and wholly necessary pieces. The first half is a love story. A young soldier, Keng (Banlop Lomnoi), is assigned to patrol the Thai forests, and he falls for a country boy, Tong (Sakda Kaewbuadee), a worker in a rural Thai village's ice plant. In the second half, that love story has been swallowed by a folk tale, in which the spirit of a man has found its way into the body of a tiger. A soldier patrols the forest, looking for a villager who has disappeared while a voice-over relates the story of a shaman who has the power to turn himself into a tiger. Is the soldier Keng? Is the missing villager -- or, stranger yet, the tiger -- Tong?
Awards note
Cannes Film Festival, 2004: Jury Prize (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Wichit Thanāphānit, Čharin Phengphānit, Jean-Louis Vialard ; editor, Lī Chātamēthīkun ; subtitles by Lī Chātamēthīkun
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In Thai with optional subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1995.9.H55
LC item number
T7675335 2005
PerformerNote
Banlop Lō̜mnō̜i, Sakdā Kǣobūadī
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Meaux, Charles de
  • Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  • Lomnoi, Banlop
  • Sakdā Kǣobūadī
  • Anna Sanders Films (Firm)
  • TIFA (Firm)
  • Downtown Pictures (Firm)
  • Thoke+Moebius Film (Firm)
  • RAI Cinema (Firm)
  • Fabrica Cinema (Firm)
  • Strand Releasing (Firm)
  • Strand Releasing Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
118
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thailand
  • Gay couples
  • Missing persons
  • Folklore
  • Gay men
  • Shamans
  • Villages
Technique
live action
Label
Sat pralāt : Tropical malady, Anna Sanders Films & TIFA, Downtown Pictures and Thoke+Moebius Film ; in association with Rai Cinema, Fabrica Cinema ; phūʻamnūai kānsāng, Chān Dœ̄ Mō ; kamkap dōi ʻAphichātphong Wīrasētthakun, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a Thai motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: Commentary track [audio only; by director and film critic Chuck Stephens]; Deleted scenes [unsubtitled] (14 min.); Story boards [slide show]; Photo gallery [slide show]; Other Strand titles [previews] (8 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Opening -- City -- Dog -- Close friends -- Little monk -- Day together -- Tiger -- Following tracks -- Ghost -- Prey & companion -- Ghost world -- Credits
Control code
ocm62364649
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's vision ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
712267250523
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
#2505-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • STN25052D
  • (OCoLC)62364649
System details
DVD; letterbox
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sat pralāt : Tropical malady, Anna Sanders Films & TIFA, Downtown Pictures and Thoke+Moebius Film ; in association with Rai Cinema, Fabrica Cinema ; phūʻamnūai kānsāng, Chān Dœ̄ Mō ; kamkap dōi ʻAphichātphong Wīrasētthakun, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a Thai motion picture in 2004
  • Special features: Commentary track [audio only; by director and film critic Chuck Stephens]; Deleted scenes [unsubtitled] (14 min.); Story boards [slide show]; Photo gallery [slide show]; Other Strand titles [previews] (8 min.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Opening -- City -- Dog -- Close friends -- Little monk -- Day together -- Tiger -- Following tracks -- Ghost -- Prey & companion -- Ghost world -- Credits
Control code
ocm62364649
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Director's vision ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
712267250523
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
#2505-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • STN25052D
  • (OCoLC)62364649
System details
DVD; letterbox
Video recording format
DVD

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