TO DISCUSS YOUR PROJECT OR LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR SERVICES:

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Phuket Town And Cape Yamu Host Film Festival Screenings

Category: Tourism, Posted:25 Apr 2010 | 12:20 pm

Last year's Phuket Film Festival was hit by the airport closure and yellow shirt action. Bring on 2010 and now red shirts have transplanted the lighter color and again politics is hitting tourism here on the island. Certainly the event remains a good initiative to bring in the international community to the island and for this we salute the organizers.
An update for the event has been released from them as follows –

"The Phuket Film Festival will screen acclaimed Thai director Yuthlert Sippapak's Friday Killer as its closing film, Sunday, June 13 2010. This will be a World Premier for director Sippapak's first movie in The Killers Trilogy.
Director, writer, and producer Yuthlert Sippapak has received international recognition for his daring visual style and unconventional screenwriting. His film credits include Killer Tattoo (2001), February (2003), and Buppah Rahtree (2003) which is one of Thailand's highest grossing films, popular for its eccentric storyline and blend of horror with comedy.
Friday Killer is the story of “Pae Uzi” (comedian Suthep Pho-ngam) aka “The Eagle of Chantaburi”, a professional hit-man who was just set free from prison. After his release, he learns for the first time he has a daughter “Dao” (Ploy Jindachote – actress played lead role with William Hurt and Cary Elwes in the supernatural thriller 'Shadows'). The tables are turned on Pae when his daughter tries to kill him because she thinks that he killed the only father that she knew.
Cast and crew are expected to attend the closing movie and reception that will follow.
The Killers Trilogy is produced by Sippapak's Mahagan Pictures with financing from Phranakorn Film who is also handling international sales and domestic distribution.
The Phuket Film Festival runs June 4 – 13 on the beautiful international tourist destination of Phuket, Thailand. Movies will screen at the Coliseum Cineplex in Phuket Town while a Meet the Directors series of movies will run at The Yamu at Cape Yamu.
Award winning Hollywood directors Gus Van Sant (Milk) and Darnell Martin (Cadillac Records) are some of the directors participating in the Meet the Directors series.
Major supporters of the Phuket Film Festival include the Thai Ministry of Culture, Vijitt Resort, TwoVillas, Phuket Beer, Siam Winery, the Phuket Gazette, Global i Care and others."

Other News

Read more

All Zoomed Out. How Collaboration Has Become the Kill Switch of Hotel Creativity

Category: Opinion, Posted:03 Aug 2020 | 09:20 am There is no mistaking the sound of a flushing toilet. It’s not a sudden rainstorm, or the whoosh of a juiced up, flash mob of joggers on steroids passing by on the street. Arguably, it’s a dirty little low-pitched thunder from down under that somehow triggers the gag reflex. Remember Trainspotting?  Welcome to the world […]
Read more

Are Hong Kong’s Global Luxury Hotel Brands Headed for an Identity Crisis?

Category: Opinion|Hotels, Posted:02 Aug 2020 | 08:50 am Hong Kong’s position as one of the leading worldwide host cities for luxury hotel brands has long been an envious one. The line-up that includes Mandarin Oriental, Peninsula, Shangri-La, Rosewood and Langham is rapidly finding that the unique sense of corporate place has become a perilous balancing act. Mind you, I sit on no political […]
Read more

Condo Hotels Hit Bangkok Property Market

Category: Hotels, Posted:01 Aug 2020 | 15:10 pm Bangkok’s real estate scene is about to see a new wave of condo hotel developments that have already been seen across Southeast Asia’s resort markets over the past decade. The Wyndham hospitality chain and brands are being used as a vehicle for Thai group Siamese Asset under a license and franchise offering, with white label […]