Soi Cowboy (2008)

Soi Cowboy


No Top Critics Tomatometer score yet...

Want to See

Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.

Movie Info

Love, loyalty and self-preservation set the stage for this look at two dysfunctional relationships. Danish expatriate Tobias Christensen (Nicolas Bro) is a struggling filmmaker who shares an apartment with his girlfriend (Pimwalee Thampanyasan), who is pregnant with their first child. Tobias met his girl after he moved to Bangkok; she was working as a prostitute in the city's Soi Cowboy district, which is crowded with brothels, bars and sex clubs, and he rescued her from life on the street. … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
Directed By:
Network Releasing


as Tobias Christensen

as Older Brother
Show More Cast

Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.


Critic Reviews for Soi Cowboy

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (1)

Here is an artist who has gone back to the drawing board and pared down his act to deliver a stark and complex humanist message with technical brio and a broad knowledge of cinema, demonstrating real poise and originality.

Full Review… | June 12, 2009
Time Out
Top Critic

Clay doesn't want for ideas but his symbolism is in grave danger of smothering the story

Full Review… | June 18, 2009
Eye for Film

There is skill, thoughtfulness and chutzpah here, but not enough to create the sort of mesmeric power that a film of this kind needs.

Full Review… | June 16, 2009
Sunday Times (UK)

This wilful obscurantism comes across merely as a pose, an undergraduate homage to both Antonioni and Apichatpong Weerasethakul.

Full Review… | June 16, 2009
Observer [UK]

It mostly maintains an artful minimalism you will either find subtle or terminally boring.

Full Review… | June 16, 2009
This is London

Soi Cowboy, confirms Thomas Clay's arthouse cine-literacy but suggests that he might not know what to do with all the movie references that he spreads liberally through his work.

Full Review… | June 12, 2009
Times [UK]

Audience Reviews for Soi Cowboy

There are no featured audience reviews yet. Click the link below to see what others say about Soi Cowboy!

Soi Cowboy Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss Soi Cowboy on our Movie forum!