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Beautiful Boxer
Ekachai Uekrongtham

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Based on the true story of Thailandís famed transvestite kickboxer Parinya Charoenphol (affectionately known in Thailand as Nong Toom), Beautiful Boxer narrates his infancy, adolescence and young adulthood. Ever since he was a child, Nong Toom believed he was a girl trapped in a boyís body, setting out to master the most masculine and lethal sport of Muay Thai (kickboxing), involving the use of both fists and legs, to earn a living and achieve his greatest dream: to become a woman.
Ekachai Uekrongtham
Ekachai Uekrongtham
Recognized theatre director and founder of ACTION Theatre, one of the main theatre companies in Singapore, Ekachai Uekrongtham has directed and produced numerous theatre works and musical comedies in Singapore, China, Malasia, Thailand and the USA (Chang & Eng, Viva Viagra!, Mail Order Brides & Other Oriental Takeaways, Confessions of Three Unmarried Women). He has also directed the Creation and Development Department at GMM Pictures, the film branch of Thailandís largest entertainment conglomerate. Beautiful Boxer is his feature film debut.
 Director:
Ekachai Uekrongtham
 Screenplay:
Ekachai Uekrongtham, Desmond Sim Kim Jin
 Production:
GMM Grammy Public Co. Ltd. 50 GMM Grammy Place, 34th Floor Sukhumvit 21 Road (Asoke), Khlongtoeynuea Wattana, Bangkok 10110 Tel 66 2 669 9214 Fax 66 2 665 8140 beautifulboxer@gmmgrammy.com
 Photography:
Choochart Nantitanyatada
 Edition:
Dusanee Puinongpho
 Music:
Amornbhong Methakunbudh
 Cast:
Asanee Suwan, Sorapong Chatree, Orn-Anong Panyawong, Kyoko Inoue, Sitiporn Niyom
 Sales:
Arclight Films Building 22, Fox Studios Australia Driver Ave. Moore Park, NSW 2021 (Australia) Tel 61 2 9955 8825 Fax 61 2 8353 2437 info@arclightfilms.com
 Web:
 Running Time:
118 m.
 Director:
GEHITU, Gays, Lesbians and Transsexuals Association of the Basque Country
 
Beautiful Boxer

Beautiful Boxer

The Thai director Ekachai Uekrongtham presented his debut film Beautiful Boxer.


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