The incongruous sensory overload of never-ending silence is potently captured by clamorous, unrelenting editing and a brilliant lead performance in the gritty but heartfelt Thai import "Bangkok Dangerous."
An intense, pulsating, ironically noise-fueled redemption fable about a young, deaf-mute hitman, the film has a colorful, rave-mix energy that sweeps the audience into Bangkok's neon-emblazoned underworld. There Kong (Pawalit Mongkolpisit) gets assassination assignments from an embittered stripper, the former lover of his mentor Jo (Pisek Intrakanchit) -- a veteran killer in his 20s like Kong, whose livelihood was ruined by taking a bullet in his gun-firing hand during a botched hit.
Kong never questions his assignments -- in fact, in the movie's frantic opening scenes we see him take out a business executive right in front of a little girl after only a moment's panicked hesitation. Passively sociopathic and melancholy, Kong never communicates much of anything to anyone until the day he meets Fon (Premsinee Ratanasopha), a pretty pharmacy counter girl.
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