Drama Category Archives

They act like animals, but, animals don’t know sin, do they?

Survival was her only hope, success her only revenge Helen Bobat oh! … background Loosely based on historical figures of the newly formed Joseon dynasty, this film depicts the downfall of a fictional general loyal to King Taejo. King Taejo was known as Taejo of Joseon (27 October 1335 – 24 May 1408) was the founder and the first king of the Joseon Dynasty of Korea reigning from 1392 to 1398. …

To ease another’s heartache is to forget one’s own …

My squad is my family, my gun is my provider, and protector, and my rule is to kill or be killed. Ishmael Beah, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier oh! … background Masashi Sada a Japanese singer, lyricist, composer, novelist, actor and film producer, wrote a song titled “Kaze ni Tatsu raion” that became popularised in 1987. The song was inspired by …

The patriot and the white elephant war

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 The ultimate test of man’s conscience may be his willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations who words of thanks will not be heard. Gaylord Nelson oh! … flashback A number of years ago, I watched this masterpiece directed by Chatrichalerm Yukol. The film portrayed the life (mostly invented rather than factual) of a historical figure in Thailand’s history – Queen Suriyothai. Before I get …