MY FATHER

Muhr AsiaAfrica Short
Thailand / 2010 / Thai dialogue with English subtitles / Colour / DigiBeta / 22 minutes

Synopsis

In a rural Thai village, a small family's father is forced to quit his job as a train station janitor because of a protest letter he penned to the authorities. Despite the hardships faced by his struggling, penniless family, he resolutely heads to Bangkok to join a Red Shirts mass rally. But after the events of May 19 2010, when Government forces violently quell the protestors with bloodshed and heavy violence, the father returns to his quiet hometown not only as a loser, but also with a deep wound in his heart from his failures.

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Documentary

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Adult Themes and References 15+

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