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    Subject: Very good
    Date: Apr 22, 2006
    Sender: Matthew LufcyPrevious | Next

    I am a historian, American, 31.

    I visited the memorial at Bang Rajan (Rachan) when I was in Thailand last June.

    I was very pleased to find that this movie existed, and immediately bought a copy.

    I have read reviews that compare this movie unfavorably to movies such as "Braveheart" or "The Patriot." This is NOT a fair comparison in my opinion. Thailand does not have the resources that Hollywood or Mel Gibson has at their disposal, and yet, "Bang Rajan" shines as a wonderful movie of heroism, tenderness, and the horrors of war.

    As a historian, of course, I understand that history must sometimes make way for drama, but in this movie, at least the drama is believable and entertaining.

    The villagers of Bang Rachan fought and died for their basic freedom. This movie does their memory justice, and I am glad that the world is becoming exposed to films of this type.



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  • Bang rajan   from marc, Nov 25, 2002
  • Cool, beautiful, and epic   from Henning, Nov 28, 2002
  • GREAT MOVIE !!!   from Ray, Jul 13, 2003
  • Best War Movie Ever   from Someone, Oct 10, 2003
  • i like the war movie   from kevin syhavong, Feb 12, 2004
  • Re: i like the war movie   from angelo, Oct 1, 2004
  • [no subject]   from steverino, Mar 11, 2004
  • One Word " Great"   from See Hwa, Oct 9, 2005
  • bang rajan movie   from joner, Feb 28, 2006
  • extraordinary   from jones dickain, Feb 28, 2006
  • » Very good «   from Matthew Lufcy, Apr 22, 2006
  • "Best Action Movie Ever"   from victor chanthavongsa, Jun 1, 2006
  • Appreciation   from Chuks Ofuasia, Oct 30, 2006
  • Idiotic Movie.   from UDaungNi (Peacock), Dec 6, 2006
  • Re: Idiotic Movie.   from Jameel, Aug 3, 2012
  • comment   from nukul, Apr 4, 2012
  • Bang rajan   from marc, Nov 25, 2002
  • Cool, beautiful, and epic   from Henning, Nov 28, 2002
  • GREAT MOVIE !!!   from Ray, Jul 13, 2003
  • Best War Movie Ever   from Someone, Oct 10, 2003
  • i like the war movie   from kevin syhavong, Feb 12, 2004
  • Re: i like the war movie   from angelo, Oct 1, 2004
  • [no subject]   from steverino, Mar 11, 2004
  • One Word " Great"   from See Hwa, Oct 9, 2005
  • bang rajan movie   from joner, Feb 28, 2006
  • extraordinary   from jones dickain, Feb 28, 2006
  • » Very good «   from Matthew Lufcy, Apr 22, 2006
  • "Best Action Movie Ever"   from victor chanthavongsa, Jun 1, 2006
  • Appreciation   from Chuks Ofuasia, Oct 30, 2006
  • Idiotic Movie.   from UDaungNi (Peacock), Dec 6, 2006
  • Re: Idiotic Movie.   from Jameel, Aug 3, 2012
  • comment   from nukul, Apr 4, 2012