Jan Dara (2001)


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Widely considered Thailand's leading director of the late '90s, Nonzee Nimibutr spins this erotic drama based on one of that country's most popular and controversial literary works. Jan Dara was cursed from the beginning when his mother, Dara, died during childbirth. His autocratic, libidinous father, Khun Luang, cursed and abused the child, calling him a bastard. Meanwhile, Khun Luang dealt with his sudden widower status by engaging in perverse, licentious behavior, often right in front of a … More

Rating: R
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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On DVD: May 10, 2005
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Full Review… | December 11, 2002
Globe and Mail
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Full Review… | September 9, 2008
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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Any other thematic concern - and there are a few - is hopelessly lost in the wake of all that sweaty, mosquito-net-shrouded sex

Full Review… | June 20, 2005

December 11, 2002
Jam! Movies

Full Review… | December 11, 2002

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