River City Bangkok proudly presents eight strong, award winning films, by eight top directors, at RCB Film Club, 2nd Floor, River City Bangkok. These well selected films will be shown every Saturday and Sunday at 4pm throughout June 2017. All movies are free admission. For more information, please contact Tel. 02 237 0077 ext. 701, 622.
This film, which won over critics and audiences at numerous festivals around the world, was Portugal’s Oscar entry in 2011. It’s an intimate and moving domestic drama that offers a rare, inside portrait of Portuguese society, with some splendid individual performances.
CNN iReport: ‘Blood of my blood’ was the most watched Portuguese film in 2011, surpassing the 22,000 spectators, and was named best film of the year by Portuguese critics.
This debut memorable film, by a renowned Israel based Palestine scriptwriter, which went to many festivals, centers around three aristocratic Christian sisters of Ramallah who lead an isolated life. But their life turns upside down, when their young niece comes to live with them, and starts a secret affair with a Muslim activist.
This film, by one of Britain’s top contemporary film makers, created a stir at many film festivals. It’s a torrid love story based on British novelist Thomas Hardy’s classic novel ‘Tess of the Durbervilles’, and is colorfully and sensationally set in India, with Slumdog Millionaire heroine Frieda Pinto playing the lead.
This film, based on an erotic Thai novel, was translated for the screen by a renowned Thai film maker (it was later re made in 2013, by another noted Thai director), and created huge waves, because of its daring sex scenes. It has a large Thai cast, as also a famous Hongkong actress. There will be a Q & A, with director and cast of film after the screening.
This is the brilliant debut film of a talented director from a country that’s creating big waves on the festival circuit. It is the unforgettable drama of a tough father who ignores his son, cheats on his wife, until a tragedy tears him apart.
This moving domestic drama is considered the best film by a renowned Taiwanese director, which won acclaim at the top festivals of the world. It has an array of diverse and memorable characters, in the tale of a unique polygamous family in Taipei.
This film, which is part of a trilogy by one of Korea’s top contemporary film makers, created waves at many film festivals around the world. It centers around a child molester who comes out of jail and tries to lead a normal life, until he encounters an unexpected person.
Top Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut won a National Award for this vibrant and vivacious film that was a huge box office ‘hit’. She plays a shy Indian bride who goes on a solo honeymoon to Paris, when her fiancé does not show up on their wedding day. She meets many unforgettable individuals, experiences various amazing adventures, and comes back to India, a changed woman. That’s when her fiancé re appears.
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