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Ekachai Uekrongtham - Premiere Of 'Skin Trade' at the Egyptian Theatre - Arrivals at Egyptian Theatre - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 7th May 2015

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Ron Perlman, Celina Jade, Tony Jaa, Dolph Lundgren and Ekachai Uekrongtham
Ron Perlman, Celina Jade, Tony Jaa, Dolph Lundgren and Ekachai Uekrongtham
Ron Perlman, Ekachai Uekrongtham, Celina Jade and Tony Jaa

Beautiful Boxer Review


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If you don't book a ticket for Thailand the minute you finish watching Beautiful Boxer then you weren't paying attention. Writer/director Ekachai Uekrongtham takes you on a hugely entertaining tour of the country, racing from gorgeous mountaintop farms to Buddhist monasteries to the frantic streets of Bangkok while telling the true tale of one young man's Rocky-like quest to be the best... but with a very big twist. Million Bhat Baby, anyone?

The amazing Asanee Suwan stars in the extremely challenging role of Nong Toom Parinya Charoenphol, a teenage transvestite who somewhat reluctantly kickboxes his way to fame and fortune in order to help out his impoverished family and save up for gender reassignment surgery. That's a lot for one movie to tackle, but Beautiful Boxer cheerily accommodates everything: the family struggles, the Buddhism, the sexual identity crisis, the training, the fighting, and the lip gloss.

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