What is it about?

Kongkiat Khomsiri is a Thai film director who makes films about 'tough' men in violent professions - boxers, gangsters and police officers. This article discusses representation of men in his films in the context of Thai gender norms and masculinity models.

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Why is it important?

The article is likely the first publication in English addressing the work of this director.


I hope this article makes people interested in learning more about Thai cinema, and possibly watching some of Khomsiri's films.

Katarzyna Ancuta
Chulalongkorn University

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This page is a summary of: Sons, husbands, brothers: The Gothic worlds of Thai men in the films of Kongkiat Khomsiri, Australasian Journal of Popular Culture, December 2022, Intellect, DOI: 10.1386/ajpc_00055_1.
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