My father

Thailand, 2010, 21 min
Cast: Nattakarn Apaiwong, Thongchai Heaughome, Sawinee Yawnprasert
Section: Сompetition
6+

Synopsis

In a Thai village, a small family’s Father is forced to quit his job as a train station janitor because of his protest letter to the authorities. The family is struggling but he refuses to keep his mouth shut. He leaves for Bangkok in search of justice and joins the mass rally. He returns to his quiet neighborhood morally crushed.

  • Director: Pimpaka Towira

    The first female Thai director to be noticed by international viewers and critics. She studied film at Thammasat University. Her debut feature, ONE NIGHT HUSBAND, an ambitious attempt to combine an experimental style with an accessible narrative was premiered in the International Forum of New Cinema at the Berlin International Film Festival 2003. She was the program director for the Bangkok Film Festival, 2001, 2008 and 2009. A jury member at number of international film festivals.

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