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The European Union Film Festival returns in Bangkok this weekend

Check out these top rainy-day movies from 11 EU countries.

By Neon Boonyadhammakul | May 19, 2017

  • The European Union Film Festival returns in Bangkok this weekend
This May 19-28 sees the return of the European Union Film Festival, bringing with it 13 movies from 11 EU countries that capture the culture and history of each. Tickets are B120 with all screenings at SF World Cinema (CentralWorld, Rama 1 Rd.). Screenings are in the film’s original language with English and Thai subtitles. Check out the full schedule here or take a closer look at some of the highlights below:


Kills on Wheels (Hungary)

Genre: Action-Comedy

Directed by Attila Till, this Hungarian film follows three wheelchair-bound men who offer their services as hitmen to the mafia out of a fear of being useless.

The Invisible Boy (Italy)

Genre: Fantasy-Superhero

The Oscar-winning Italian director Gabriele Salvatores is behind this superhero film following a 13-year-old boy who is the victim of bullying until one day he discovers the power of invisibility.  

Tokyo Fiancée (Belgium)

Gerne: Romance-Drama

Directed by Stefan Liberski, this Belgian film set in Tokyo tells the story of a 21-year-old Belgian woman who falls for a young Japanese man she meets through her French language tutoring service.


Tour De Force (Germany)

Genre: Drama

Christian Zübert's film tells the tear-jerking story of Hannes, who decides to go on one last bike ride with his friends without telling them he's dying from an incurable decease.


Nocturama (France)

Genre: Thriller-Drama

Bertrand Bonello's film tells of the manhunt that followed an act of terrorism by young radicals in Paris. 

Other films also on the list include Afterimage (Poland), The Happiest Day in the Life of Oli Makki (Finland), Two Friends (France), Nice People (Sweden), The Paradise Suite (Netherlands), Horse Money (Portugal), Herbert (Germany) and Spain in a Day (Spain).
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