2499 Antapan Krong Muang (1997)

Genres - Crime  |   Sub-Genres - Gangster Film, Teen Movie  |   Run Time - 110 min.  |   Countries - Thailand  |  
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High school classmates become enemies in this Thai action film about teen gangs of the '50s. Raised by his prostitute mother, impoverished Dang (Jesdaporn Pholdee) rules at his school. He's warned by his sidekick Piak about tough classmates Lam Dum and Pu Bottle Bomb. Kicked out of school, the youths run rackets, as their past conflicts escalate into brutal confrontations. Shown at the 1997 London and Vancouver film festivals.

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against-all-odds, classmate, enemy, gangster, high-school, poverty