Ratchapoom Boonbunchachoke

2020 / Thailand / Fiction / 30’  – FRENCH PREMIERE


The queer espionage film made in the tradition of Cold-War-era Thai dubbed film. A ladyboy prostitute-cum-spy is assigned a mission to disguise as a cis-masculine gay to spy on a student activist.


Ratchapoom Boonbuncahchoke is a Thai filmmaker, born, brought up and based in Bangkok. He graduated from the film department of Chulalongkorn University. He works full-time as a scriptwriter for the studio, writing commercial features and television series. Also, he works as a film lecturer and critic. In 2020, Ratchapoom was selected to participate in Berlinale Talents program as part of the Berlin International Film Festival. His short film Red Aninsri; Or, Tiptoeing on the Still Trembling Berlin Wall was selected to be in Pardi di Domani at Locarno 2020 which was awarded by Junior Jury, the Best International Short Film award.


Script   Ratchapoom Boonbunchachoke

Cinematographer   Pakorn Yooin, Jiraphat Vinagupta

Sound   Apitape Thaoanon

Editing   Ratchapoom Boonbunchachoke, Aekaphong Saransate

Mix   Sorayos Prapapan, Nopawat Likitwong

Cast   Sarut Komalittipong, Atikhun Adulpocatorn, Gandhi Wasuvitchayagit, Napat Kiatkwankul, Ornanong Thaisriwong, Teerawat Mulvilai

Music   Original music by Theerapat Wongpaisarnkit

Sets   Non-Touch Promsri, Wachara Kanha

Special effects   Punika Rangchaya