Peesua Lae Dokmai (1986)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 125 min.  |   Countries - Thailand  |  
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Produced in Thailand, Peesua Lae Dokmai top-bills Suriya Yaovasang. A young man with few goals in life, Yao finds himself the head of his family when his father is seriously injured in a train accident. To make ends meet, the boy becomes involved in a deadly rice-smuggling scheme. The English title of this slow-moving domestic drama is Butterflies and Flowers. The film won several Thai film industry awards, including "Best Picture" and "Best Director" (Euthana Mukdasnit, who also scripted).



accident, family-tragedy, smuggling