Including an advance screening of the brand new Godzilla.
In celebration of its 12th anniversary, the boutique independent cinema House Rama RCA will host two weekends worth of special screenings on Aug 19-21 and Aug 26-28. Tickets are B100 each and the lineup includes an advance screening of the new Shin Godzilla (not due in cinemas here until Sep 8), along with contemporary cult classics such as Spike Jonze's Her, Nicolas Winding Refn's Drive and Michael Haneke's Amour. Thai film is represented by Chookiat Sakveerakul's Love of Siam and Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit’s 36. Check out the full list of movies, and their trailers, below:
Let the Right One In
Aug 19, 6pm. Swedish with English and Thai subtitles
Romance/Horror. In the early 1980s, a bullied 12-year-old boy befriends his new. mysterious neighbor who he later discovers may be a vampire responsible for a string of local murders.
Aug 20, 2pm. Persian with English and Thai subtitles
Drama. After his wife files for divorce to migrate abroad with their daughter, a middle-class Iranian man hires an attractive lower-class caregiver for his father.
Aug 20, 6pm. Japanese with English and Thai subtitles
Drama. A middle-class Japanese man Ryuhei Sasaki lies to his family that he is going to work everyday, despite having been unexpectedly fired, as he struggles to find another job.
Aug 21, 2pm. English with Thai subtitles
Romance/Sci-fi. Set in a futuristic Los Angeles, Theodore (Joaquin Phoenix) falls in love with a life-like operating system known as Samantha (Scarlett Johansson).
Aug 21, 6pm. English with Thai subtitles
Comedy/Drama. An unlikely friendship develops between a wealthy quadriplegic (Francois Cluzet) and his caretaker (Omar Sy) who has just been released from prison.
Aug 26, 2pm. English with Thai subtitles
Drama/Romance. Retired music teachers Georges (Jean-Louis Trintignant) and Anne (Emmanuelle Riva) face a huge challenge in their marriage when Anne suffers a deabilitating stroke.
Ruk Haeng Siam
Aug 26, 6pm. Thai
Romance/Drama. Two childhood friends meet again as teenagers only to realize that their friendship may be something deeper.
Aug 27, 2pm. Thai with English subtitles
Drama. An experimental film about a movie studio location scout whose computer accidentally deletes the collection of photographs with an ex-boyfriend, forcing her to revisit the memories.
Aug 27, 6pm. Hindi/English with English/Thai subtitles
Drama/Romance. In an attempt to save their marriage, lonely housewife Ila (Nimrat Kaur) decides to prepare a special lunchbox for her neglectful husband every day until one day the delivery falls in the hands of the wrong man.
Aug 28, 2pm. Japanese with English and Thai subtitles
Sci-fi. The 31st film in the Godzilla franchise sees Tokyo plunged into chaos upon the appearance of a giant monster named Godzilla.