Keswick Film Club - Tears of the Black Tiger

Sunday 17th March 5:30 PM

Tears of the Black Tiger (Fa Talai Jone)

Director: Wisit Sartsanatieng Country: Thailand
Cert: 18 Year: 1988 Length: 101 mins Language: Thai
Tears of the Black Tiger

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Synopsis

Described by Variety (5/11/01) as a "spaghetti Eastern, 'Tears of the Black Tiger' charts the exploits of doomed star-crossed lovers Seua Dum, a spirited country lad, and his city girlfriend Rumpoey. The film is a gloriously kitsch, affectionate spoofing of the cowboy film, a stylish display of colour with an infectious soundtrack to boot.

Critics

open_quote You've heard of the spaghetti western - this is the stir-fry horse opera close_quote Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian.



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