Jealousy erupts quickly but steamy sex and dull narrative move at a glacial pace in thai somnambulistic meller ploy. Honolulu romantic jealousy leads to vicious suspicion in ploy, thai director penek ratanaruang s followup to invisible waves, as a couple attempt to come to terms with the remnants of. Last life in universe penek ratanaruang, country thailand. After 69, i wrote the script for last life but at that time the main character was still thai. Bei dem filmdrama mit minutiosen beobachtungen eines emotionslosen ehelebens fuhrte penek ratanaruang. Lalita, apinya sakuljaroensuk ploy and pornwut sarasin, chat with the press. Ploy pen ek ratanaruang thailand lalita panyopas apinya sakuljaroensuk pornwut sarasin. Last life in the universe director penek ratanaruang helms this heady erotic thriller concerning a trio of strangers mysteriously locked together in a typical hotel room. The movie explores a married couple who question the validity of their relationship after 7 years. Its a marital thriller mostly set in a phuket hotel where restaurant owner wit pornwut sarasin adopts nineteen year old ploy apinya sakuljaroensuk for a few hours. Ploy apinya sakuljaroensuk penek ratanaruang tvtipp am. Penek ratanaruang s return to a sole scripting credit after. For more than ten years, the international film world has followed his alienating films closely. Penek ratanaruang, second from left, snaps photos with his digital camera, during a press conference for his new film ploy, which costars, starting third from left.
Ploy s invasion of the married couples hotel room arouses feelings of. Penek ratanaruang is to be celebrated this january, with a retrospective of seven of his feature films. We are very long standing admirers of the work of penek ratanaruang around these parts, first coming across his work with 6ixtynin9 and then immediately scrambling both backwards and forwards to. The thai censor couldnt cope, but the film comprises erotic scenes of the highest level. The films included in the penek ratanaruang retrospective at the kolkata international film festival 2017 included fun bar karaoke 1997, 6ixtynin9 1999, transistor love story 2001, ploy 2007 and nymph 2009, while his latest release samui song 2017 was included in the international selection. Each of penek ratanaruang s six films has been featured at highprofile festivals, though his films have never broken out in thailand, where ghost movies, romantic comedies and. He later worked as a freelance illustrator and a graphic designer. Both individuals are middle aged, and wonder if theyve missed out on certain aspects of life as a result of being together. Subtle suspicions build up to jealousy as the young woman triggers devastating consequences for. Penek ratanaruang korean versions last life in the universe, penek ratanaruang thailand, black movie festival 2014 gorgeous japanesethai coproduction about a suicidal exyakuza. Last life in the universe 2003 became an instant favorite of mine when i first saw it about five years ago and it made penek ratanaruang the director i most looked forward to seeing new films from and he didnt disappoint with his. Pornwut sarasin, who portrays the husband wit, was a firsttime actor.
Ploy penek ratanaruang, 2007 filmoteca hawkmenblues. This temporary ploy can erode at something as permanent as marriage. Ploy is a highly detailed, erotic psychological drama in which three strangers are locked inside one hotel room. Penek takes photos while thaksakorn pradabpongsa talks. Its been 7 years since they married, and years since theyve been back to. Subtle suspicions build up to jealousy as the young woman triggers devastat. Ploy 2007 ploy penek ratanaruang, 2007 penek ratanaruang s latest, ploy, is quite a beautiful film. Ploy penek ratanaruang, 2007 apinya sakuljaroensuk and pornwut sarasin in penek ratanaruang s ploy 2007.
Penek ratanaruang does not comply with the the image of a film maker from an exotic developing country. With tadanobu asano, sinitta boonyasak, takashi miike, laila boonyasak. Penek ratanaruang celebrity profile check out the latest penek ratanaruang photo gallery, biography, pics, pictures, interviews, news, forums and blogs at rotten tomatoes. Restrospective penek ratanaruang alliance francaise bangkok. Ive seen this twice now, and will undoubtedly watch it again. With fantastic induction of 6ixtynin9 and what was supposedly the peak of pen ek ratanaruang as a director indicated in last life in the universe came an expected decline of invisible waves which was ok, yet not as good as the other two mentioned. He is best known for his arthouse work, last life in the universe, and is considered to be one of thai cinemas leading new wave auteurs, alongside wisit sasanatieng and apichatpong weerasethakul. Eric khoo ramen teh, takumi saitoh blank, joko anwar halfworlds, penek ratanaruang samui song, lee sang. If you would burn the world between dream and reality, respectively the moment between sleeping and being awake, on film, then you most probably would get ploy as a result. Ploy is a 2007 thai film written and directed by penek ratanaruang.
Penek ratanaruangs latest film makes thailand premiere. With a rocky marriage, twilight hours, and halflit rooms, penek ratanaruang s postmarital relationship drama ploy operates in a perpetual inbetween state, torn between two poles, where things are neither one nor the other, sort of like a fork in the road or the pisces astrological sign of two fish swimming in opposite directions. Penek ratanaruang filmes, biografias e listas no mubi. It starts with subtle suspicions and builds up to jealousy, as the appearance of a young woman triggers devastating consequences for a married couple. Director penek ratanaruang should be a familiar name to some viewers of asian cinema since his work last life in the universe. A man and a woman kill time quarrelling in a hotel. It occurs in the transiency of a hotel, a place made to sleep and to dream, with all the surface comfort and inner lasciviousness this implies. A conversation with penek ratanaruang, director of last life in the.
Talk to her segment twelve twenty 2006, ploy 2007, nang mainymph 2009. With ananda everingham, lalita panyopas, porntip papanai, thaksakorn pradapphongsa. The film premiered during the directors fortnight at the 2007 cannes film festival. Penek ratanaruang starring chermarn ploy boonyasak, david asavanond, vithaya pu pansringarm. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. Talk to her about love eric khoo, darezhan omirbayev, penek ratanaruang, 2006. Ploy was a reunion for penek and actress lalita panyopas, who is well known in thailand for her roles in soap operas and a string of films in the 1980s. Penek ratanaruang 1962, bangkok studied in new york at the pratt.
A husband and wife are locked inside a single hotel room with a stranger named ploy. A highly detailed psychological drama with three strangers locked inside one hotel room. She starred in peneks 1999 crime comedydrama 6ixtynin9. The film premiered during the directors fortnight at the 2007 cannes film. He studied at pratt institute, majoring in art history. When the man takes a fatherly interest in a beautiful 19 year old girl, the woman loses it.
I first became aware of it when i saw his masterly last life in the universe. This is how our little tale of love and jealousy begins. A suicidal, obsessively compulsive japanese librarian is forced to lie low in thailand with a potsmoking woman coping with the recent loss of her sister. The drama film stars thai actress lalita panyopas in a story. As the three slowly begin to discover the threads that connect them together, growing suspicions erupt into outright jealousy. His stories are set in urban locations such as bangkok, but could equally well be situated in hong kong or tokyo. This temporary ploy can erode at something as permanent as marriage when creating a space privy to two sympathetic ears. Penek ratanaruang is a thai film director and screenwriter.
Information and translations of ploy in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web. Eric khoo ramen teh, takumi saitoh blank, joko anwar halfworlds, penek ratanaruang samui song, lee sangwoo barbie y ho yuhang rain dogs. Ploy is a ploy to disintegrate lasting foundations. Find films and movies featuring penek ratanaruang on allmovie.257 1460 990 120 636 366 1591 1324 754 1225 540 432 339 424 1182 66 998 45 695 1083 977 1445 1146 523 1282 640 314 1461 183 1284 187 1123 843 62 147 180 139 842 817 670 1379 602 1345 1099 1230 715 301