Jan Dara the Beginning
Based on a famous Thai erotic novel, the film tells the story of Jan, a boy who grows up in a house lorded over by his sadistic and debauched father, Luang Wisnan. Set in the 1930′s the story recounts the growing pains of Jan, whose mother dies while giving birth to him and who’s intensely hated by his father. Jan grows up with Aunt Wad, his stepmother, and he struggles to reconcile his guilt and longing with different women in his life, including a girl called Hyacinth, whom he adores, and later Madame Boonleung, his father’s lover who becomes a key to Jan’s sexual awakening.
Jan Dara the Beginning review by Soap2day
Get your popcorn on, because Jan Dara the Beginning won`t let you go until the very end.
You won`t regret spending 137 minutes at the screen.
When it comes to movies of the genre Drama, Romance, this film immediately comes to mind.
One of the best movies of 2012, combining all the experience of the film industry of the past years.
You have to hand it to ม.ล. พันธุ์เทวนพ เทวกุล for putting together a great cast.
On the screen Kesarin Chaichalermpol, Mario Maurer, Phattaranan Ruamchai, Rhatha Phongam, Sawika Chaiyadech, Shô Nishino, ชัยพล พูพาร์ต, ณัฏฐ์ เทพหัสดิน ณ อยุธยา, ทวีศักดิ์ ธนานันท์, บงกช คงมาลัย, รัดเกล้า อามระดิษ, ศักราช ฤกษ์ธำรงค์, โช นิชิโนะ live out their roles as in life.
Director: Pundhevanop Dhewakul
Actors: Bongkoj Khongmalai, Chaiyapol Pupart, Chudapha Chantakett, Mario Maurer, Nut Devahastin Na Ayutthaya, Rhatha Phongam, Rudklao Amratisha, Sakrat Ruekthamrong, Savika Chaiyadej, Sawika Chaiyadech, Shou Nishino
Duration: 137 min