Bandeau_Manta Ray

Manta Ray


Phuttiphong Aroonpheng

With: Wanlop Rungkumjad, Aphisit Hama, Rasmee Wayrana

Near a coastal village of Thailand, by the sea where thousands of Rohingya refugees have drowned, a local fisherman finds an injured man lying unconscious in the forest. He rescues the stranger, who does not speak a word, offers him his friendship and names him Thongchai. But when the fisherman suddenly disappears at sea, Thongchai slowly begins to take over his friend’s life – his house, his job and his ex-wife…

Festivals & Awards

Orizzonti Award for Best Film – Venice International Film Festival 2018

Golden Getaway Award – Mumbai 2018

Bronze Alexander for Best Director – Thessaloniki 2018

Toronto International Film Festival 2018

San Sebastian 2018

Busan 2018


Original title: Kraben Rahu

Production: Diversion, les Films de l'Etranger, Youku Pictures

Nationality: Thailand, France, China

Year of production: 2018

Running time: 105

Language: Thai

Ratio: 1.85


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