Two faces of Thailand a musical portrait

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2003
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) ML3502.T5 T88 2003x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
Call Number  (DVD) ML3502.T5 T88 2003x
Centers on the Luk Tung music scene, a style of music mixing Thai folk tunes and treacly Western pop. Director Marre joins Luk Tung star Surachai Sumbatcharon on the road as he takes his huge troupe across country to stage sprawling, uniquely Thai extravaganzas that are the common man's entertainment. We are also taken into the cities, into the kick-boxing arenas and the red-light districts where music plays an integral role.
Additional Information
Subjects Surachai Sumbatcharon.
Popular music -- Thailand -- History and criticism.
Music -- Thailand -- History and criticism.
Thailand -- Social life and customs.
Documentary films.
Publisher [Newton, NJ] :Shanachie Entertainment Corp.,2003
Edition Full-frame.
Contributors Marre, Jeremy.
Harcourt Films.
Channel Four (Great Britain)
Shanachie Entertainment Corp.
Other Contributors Camera, Dick Pope, David Scott ; editors, Roland Armstrong, Georgina Bishop.
Language English
In English and Thai, with English subtitles.
Notes Originally produced as a motion picture in 1983.
System Details DVD; Dolby digital stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (53 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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