Isan Film Collective Thailand 62 Min PG13 (Some Mature Content)
A sombre look at the brief period of Thai democracy in the ’70s through the proposed construction of a dam in rural Isan.
Tongpan is a farmer with a wife and three children struggling to make ends meet. Having experienced his previous home being destroyed by a dam project, he is approached to participate in a seminar attended by local residents, government officials and students to discuss the proposed construction of the Pa Mong Dam in Isan, Thailand.
PG13 (Some Mature Content)
Isan Film Collective
The Isan Film Collective was formed in the mid-’70s by a group of Thai countercultural and student activists who promoted socialist ideals and supported the pro-democracy movement. One of its key members was Surachai JANTIMATHAWN, whose songs are featured in Tongpan and is considered the ‘father of folk rock’ in Thailand.
Cast & Crew
Thai Film Archive (Public Organisation)
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