Pop Aye

Pop Aye
Show More

Comments (8)

Anonymous picture
Glen

This is a fantastic movie with great acting, directing, and spectacularly shot. Superb editing too, encouraging the viewer to fill in missing pieces. Also, the endearing relationship between the protagonist and the elephant is quite believable. BUT, because children like elephants--- they ...Read more

Anonymous picture
Dave

A humorous and poignant look at the tribulations and humanity of development contextualized in Thailand. In the early 2000s, upon just arriving in Bangkok, a local, Min, casually lamented to me, 'it is illegal to ride an elephant in the city', as a young boy rode a elephant briskly along the ...Read more

Anonymous picture
Mary

I enjoyed it, but I was always afraid the elephant would not make it home safely. Many parallel and interlocking themes.

Anonymous picture
Karen

This movie would appeal to lots of people who love elephants. But I feel worried that children might watch it -- the raw, crude sex scene midway through, followed by another sex scene, are inappropriate for children to see. As an adult, I felt they were unneeded in this film. There should be ...Read more

Anonymous picture
Erica

OMG!! WHAT ABOUT THE CHILDREN?!?!?!?!?!?!?

Anonymous picture
Amanda

I really enjoyed this movie. It was a bit slow but it also had its humourous parts.

Laurel avatar
Laurel

Not what I would consider "a feel-good film", and 40 minutes was too long waiting for one bit of joy . . . grossed out, and saddened.

Anonymous picture
Jennifer

Sweet movie.

Related videos

By the Time it Gets Dark - Dao khanong
In this beautiful Thai drama a young film director researches a project about the 1976 massacre of Thai student activists at Thammasat University in Bangkok. Nominated for the Golden Leopard for Best Film at the Locarno International Film Festival. Official selection at the Toronto International Film Festival. "BY THE TIME…
Ploy
Wit and Daeng, a married couple, find their love on the rocks as they fly to Thailand for a funeral. When Wit meets Ploy at a bar, and invites him back to their room, deep problems begin to emerge that test all vows of love. Nominated for the C.I.C.A.E. Award…
Yasmine
Living alone with her strict father, Yasmine is a free-spirited girl. When her father tells her she's been refused a school loan and must study far away, she takes the news very poorly. Yasmine joins the humble silat club at her college, directed by an eccentric academic with a Bruce…
What Will People Say - Hva vil folk si
Sixteen-year-old Nisha lives a double life. When out with her friends, she's a regular Norwegian teenager. At home with her family, she is the perfect Pakistani daughter. But when her father catches her alone with her boyfriend, her two worlds brutally collide. To set an example and escape the judgment…
Dukhtar
In the mountains of Pakistan, a young mother's life takes an unexpected turn. Allah Rakhi kidnaps her ten-year-old daughter Zainab to save her from a child marriage to a tribal leader. Their escape is a damning loss of honor for the two families so a deadly hunt for them begins.…
One Take Only
When Som and Bank meet for the first time in the sprawling metropolis of Bangkok, they are strangers. Bank doesn't know that Som is a hooker, and Som doesn't know Bank is a drug dealer. Soon they become partners, and the drug deals they make bring them a kind of…
The Overture
Inspired by the life of maestro Luang Pradith Phairao, the storied master of the ranard-ek -- Thailand's traditional wooden xylophone -- THE OVERTURE is a boldly conceived, stunningly beautiful story bursting with color, energy, and music.
Travelers and Magicians
One of Himalayan Buddhism's most revered lamas, Khyentse weaves parallel fable-like tales about two men who seek to escape their mundane lives in TRAVELERS & MAGICIANS. Young government official Dondup dreams of escaping to America while stuck in a ravishingly beautiful but isolated village. Along the way, a perceptive yet…
Right Now, Wrong Then
A deliciously intricate comedy of manners that exposes the fissures in male-female relationships and in cinema itself. Quite by mistake, art-film director Chunsu arrives in Suwon a day early. With time to kill before his lecture the next day, Chunsu stops by a restored, old palace and meets a fledgling…
Headshot
A darkly turbulent crime noir, HEADSHOT is an existential thriller, ripe with shadowy paranoia. This disorienting game of cat and mouse is played out in present-day Thailand, where corruption runs rampant and the good die young. When Tul, a straight-laced cop, is blackmailed by a powerful politician he soon becomes…
Wonderful Town
Aditya Assarat's "delicate, delightful, and nearly note-perfect debut feature" (Salon.com). An architect from Bangkok pulls up to a motel in a nearby ghost town of deserted streets. His obscured past finds symmetry in the repressed history of the girl he meets and pursues.
Batad
Award-winning BATAD, is a fun, heartwarming and captivating story of a boy obsessed with owning a pair of everyday trekking boots. While his father fights to preserve the endangered rice terraces in the adjoining village, he labors in the city selling produce to support his family. Exposed to city life,…