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1.

The Railway Man

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Based on an autobiography, this film tells the true story of Eric Lomax, a British Army officer who is captured by the Japanese during WWII and sent to a POW camp, where he is tortured and forced to work on the Thai-Burma Railway. Years later, and still suffering the psychological trauma of his wartime experiences, Lomax is persuaded by his wife Patti to find and confront one of his captors. Accompanied by his best friend, Lomax returns to the scene of his torture and manages to track down his captor, Japanese officer Takashi Nagase, from the prison camp, in an attempt to let go of a lifetime of bitterness and hate.
DVD
2014; 2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Ren Zai Jiong Tu Zhi Tai Jiong: Lost in Thailand

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The film is about two businessmen who go searching for their boss in Thailand, and then meet up with a tourist eager to explore the country.
DVD
2012
Clemons (Stacks)
3.

The Iron Ladies: Satree-Lex

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The true story of a Thai male volleyball team that competes in the national championships in 1996 with a team consisting mostly of gays, transsexuals, and transvestites. At the heart of the team are Mon, a weary transvestite who is a fantastic player, and his best friend Jun, a raucous drag queen with hilariously over-supportive parents. They get their chance to show their stuff when the provincial governor hires a suspiciously butch female head coach to put together a "dream team" for the national competitions. She announces that there will be open tryouts, and when Mon and Jun get selected, their macho teammates resign en masse--all except Chai, whose self-respect is obstinately tied to his success on the court. When the coach asks Mon to find some friends to join the squad, he kno [...]
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
4.

Two Faces of Thailand: A Musical Portrait

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Centers on the Luk Tung music scene, a style of music mixing Thai folk tunes and treacly Western pop. Director Marre joins Luk Tung star Surachai Sumbatcharon on the road as he takes his huge troupe across country to stage sprawling, uniquely Thai extravaganzas that are the common man's entertainment. We are also taken into the cities -- into the kick-boxing arenas and the red-light districts where music plays an integral role.
DVD
2003; 1983
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

Trading Women

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"Narrated by Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie, the documentary investigates the trade in minority girls and women from the hill tribes of Burma, Laos and China, into the Thai sex industry. Filmed on location in China, Thailand and Burma, Trading Women follows the trade of women in all its complexity, entering the worlds of brothel owners, trafficked girls, voluntary sex-workers, corrupt police and anxious politicians. The film also explores the international community's response to the issue"--www.der.org (viewed May 7, 2007).
DVD
2007; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
6.

Dong

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Filmmaker Jia Zhangke travels with acclaimed painter Liu Xiaodong from China to Thailand as they meet everyday workers in the throes of social turmoil. Jia takes Liu's work as a point of inspiration for his own cinematic innovation.
DVD
2008; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

The Hangover: Part II

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Two years after the bachelor party in Las Vegas, Phil, Stu, Alan, and Doug jet to Thailand for Stu's wedding. Stu's plan for a subdued pre-wedding brunch, however, goes seriously awry.
DVD
2011
8.

Legend of Suriyothai

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The epic true story of an empire on the brink of destruction and one princess determined to save it at all costs. Official Selection at Sundance, Tribeca, and San Sebastian film festivals.
DVD
2003; 2001
Clemons (Stacks)
9.

Kingdom of War: Parts 1 and 2

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Follows the life of King Naresuan the Great, who liberated the Siamese from the control of Burma, changing the destiny of a nation. Part I depicts Naresuan's boyhood, when he was taken hostage by Burmese King Bayinnaung to keep the vassal Ayudhya Kingdom subservient. Part II portrays Naresuan as a young adult prince, who leads his army on exploits against breakaway kingdoms for King Bayinnaung's successor, King Nonthabureng, then breaks away to declare sovereignty for Siam.
DVD
2011; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

Dorm

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Chatree is transferred to an all boys boarding school, where he is tortured by his peers with tales of drowned boys and hanged girls. He befriends another student, Wichien. Util one day he finds out his new friend has a deep dark secret.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Anna and the King

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English schoolteacher Anna Leonowens has traveled to Siam to educate the 58 children of King Mongkut. Each has preconceived ideas about the other's world. Amid the danger of political unrest, their respect for each other turns into something more.
DVD
2000; 1999
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

Anna and the King

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English schoolteacher Anna Leonowens has traveled to Siam to educate the 58 children of King Mongkut. Each has preconceived ideas about the other's world. Amid the danger of political unrest, their respect for each other turns into something more.
DVD
2002
Clemons (Stacks)
13.

Last Life in the Universe

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Kenji is a mysterious, obsessive-compulsive, suicidal Japanese man living in Bangkok, Thailand who gets thrown together with Noi, a Thai woman, through a tragic chain of events. Noi is everything Kenji is not. He is a neat freak who keeps his dishes washed and his books neatly stacked and organized. She dresses like a slob, smokes pot and never picks up after herself. It's a match that somehow seems to work. Slowly, as Noi begins to seduce Kenji back to life, more is revealed about him and why he's suicidal and living in Bangkok.
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Sǣng Satawat: Syndromes and a Century

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Set primarily in two hospitals, the film tells two similar stories from two different periods, mirroring their respective eras' mores. At a small-town hospital, Toa is courting charming Dr. Tei. Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul tells the story of his parents who were both doctors, and his memories about growing up in the hospital environment.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

Trading Women

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This documentary concerns the trafficking of women and girls into the Thai sex industry, and examines the related social and political factors. Profiles the hill peoples of Thailand, noting that lack of citizenship, with its associated landlessness, poverty and vulnerability to police corruption, is an overriding factor in the women becoming easy prey to sex traffickers.
VHS
2003
Ivy (By Request)
16.

Tropical Malady

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Tropical malady chronicles the mystical love affair between a young soldier and the country boy he seduces. Local legends claimed the boy was turned into a mythic beast. The soldier journeys alone into the jungle in search of him.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

The Overture

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Based on the life of Luang Pradit Pairoh (Sorn Silapabanleng) the most revered traditional Thai music master who lived during the reigns of Kings Rama V to VIII, the movie traces the life of Sorn, who picked up the ra-nad ek (Thai xylophone) mallets as a small child and played all his life. The backdrop to Sorn's life tale is the story of Thailand's classical music from its golden age during the reign of King Rama V to near extinction after the end of the absolute monarchy when the government banned it as uncivilised in the 1930s - a time when Field Marshall Plaek Pibulsongkram tried to push the Kingdom into the modern era. The film shifts back and forth from the time when Sorn was a young man, playing in a xylophone duel with the intense Kun In, to the 1940s, when Thailand was under [...]
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

The King and I

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Anna Leonowens is an English school teacher who comes to teach the children of the King Mongut of Siam in the middle 1860s.
DVD
1999
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

To End All Wars

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Based on actual events that happened during World War II when 61,000 Allied POWs were forced by the Japanese to build the Thailand-Burma Railway - better known to the soldiers as the "Railway of Death". This is the story of a Scottish regiment forced to help construct the infamous railway and how they had to fight to survive and ultimately forgive their brutal captors.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Sisters and Daughters Betrayed: The Trafficking of Women and Girls and the Fight to End It

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A report on the practice in Southeast Asia of selling women into virtual slavery for prostitution.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)