This Area Is Under Quarantine

“This Area Is Under Quarantine” covers three disparate topics: Gay life & sex, the 2004 Tak Bai incident, & the 2005 execution of two Iranian teenagers.

thunska1Two boys each talk separately about their experiences. In the end also on the sexual level. In the end they are also in the room together. In the end they don’t leave it at talking.

The film pointedly tackles several Thai political incidents. The documentary film shows two boys in a hotel room. First they are questioned individually. The first is a Moslem boy from the South. He is asked about politically and personally sensitive issues. He is then followed by a Buddhist boy from the North. Then they are observed chatting together and finally making love.


You can watch the official trailer of the movie here:

Original Title: Boriven nee yu pai tai karn kuk kun


Language: Thai

Country: Thailand

Category: Documentary

Director: Thunska Pansittivorakul

Stars: Pradit Pradinan, Sathit Sobree 

Run time: 80 min

Release: 2009

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