The Blue Hour

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The Blue Hour (Onthakan)

Directed by Anucha Boonyawatana

  • Thailand 2015; 96 min
  • Original version: Thai
  • Genre: Drama
    • New Flesh Award - Fantasia FF
    • Jury Prize - FEST IFF

Synopsis

The blue hour can mean time between day and night, realm between dream and reality, or point between good and evil. The film, based on a true story is about the relationship between a boy, who is pressured by his family, and a mysterious boy who will lead him to horrified situations. Tam, a loner gay boy, is always bullied by his friends at school. At home, his father who works in the army always beats him. His mother and brother never trust him. One day, Tam gets to know Phum, a mysterious boy on the internet. He goes to meet him at an abandoned swimming pool. They have sex and begin their relationship, which will lead Tam to commit the biggest crime of his life.

Production

  • G VILLAGE

     

  • 185º EQUATOR

     

International Sales

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