30.09. - 09.10.2021

Karaoke Girl Thailand 2013 | 77 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2013

Visra Vichit-Vadakan

rated for 0 + years
Sa, a young girl from the countryside, comes to the big city to support her family and ends up in the sex industry. This story has been told countless times in the cinema, but perhaps never so elegantly or with such a light touch as in this young Thai film, which is less about sex for money than about dreams and hopes -- be they your own or those that others project onto you. It is the true story of Sa Sittijun, who plays herself. The fictional framework is augmented with interviews with family members and neighbours from her home village. Fiction and dokumentary merge to become a multi-layered portrait of a karaoke girl.

Screening on 28.09. in attendance of:
Visra Vichit Vadakan (Director)

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Original title: Sao Karaoke
Film type: Hybrid
Original language: Thai
Section: Asia Express
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Visra Vichit-Vadakan
Screenplay: Visra Vichit-Vadakan
Cast: Sa Sittijun, Supavitch Mepremwattana
Producer: Pornmanus Rattanavich, Pran Tadaveerawat
Director of Photography: Sandi Sissel, Chananun Chotrongroj
Music: Koichi Shimizu
Production Design: Songwat Asawanonda
Editor: Perry Blackshear, Saranee Wongphan
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Hidden Rooster Films, Co., Ltd.
Production: Hidden Rooster Films, Co., Ltd.


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