As the navy strongmen took over and started to map out the country’s future, independent Thai filmmakers soldiered on in 2014 with more of their unique stories, told in a string of documentaries and dramas. And the mainstream film studios offered their very own distractions, with a handful of gems among the regular crop of cross-dressing comedies, horror and weepy melodramas. Here are the ten Thai films I most enjoyed over the previous yr.
Lonely Lucy collects the fare on the subway and has a crush on a person she sees every day. During the holidays, she saves his life after he’s mugged and thrown into the trail of an oncoming train. The injured man goes into a coma; when Lucy finally ends up at the hospital she is mistaken for his fianceé. She gets to know his household and ends up falling in love together with his brother but … Read more