Directed by Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
Also Available On:Blu-ray iTunes Amazon Vudu
A darkly turbulent crime noir from Thai new wave director Pen-ek Ratanaruang, HEADSHOT is an existential thriller, ripe with shadowy paranoia that will turn your world upside-down, literally.
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 disillusioned by the state of human nature and, in his vengeful condition, is recruited to become a hitman for an iconoclastic group aimed at eliminating those who are above the law. But when a devastating blow turns Tul's vision upside-down, he finds himself engulfed by doubt, unaware of whether the condition is medical or a result of karmic retribution.
Enriched with social commentary that confronts the modern penal system, HEADSHOT is a smart, ethically oriented update on a classic genre. Rendered in the hands of a director who transcends convention, the film becomes a stylishly executed Buddhist neo-noir.
"STYLISH, BADASS NEO-NOIR CINEMA" - THE PLAYLIST/INDIEWIRE
"One of the most unusual and surprising thrillers I've seen in ages, with a cool, assured tone and a thoughtful atmosphere. Highly recommended." - DVD Talk
- Best Actor Thailand National Film Association, Official Selection Berlinale, Official Selection Tribeca Film Festival.
Interested in bringing Headshot to your school or library? If you'd like to have an in-class viewing, on-campus screening, or purchase the DVD for your library's collection, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880 with your request.
Headshot may also be available with Public Performance Rights (PPR) and Digital Site Licensing (DSL) for colleges and universities. To purchase the DVD with PPR or DSL, please contact Estelle Grosso or call (212) 629-6880. Click here to learn more at Kino Lorber Edu.
Mohammed Diab's CLASH revisits Cairo two years after the Arab Spring, opens Friday at @CityCinemasNYC:… https://t.co/1DVde4BxQZ
RT @LandmarkLTC: .@RumbleFilm opens Friday @NuartTheatre with multiple filmmaker Q&As through the weekend. Tix + Info: https://t.co/g25Nnjm…
RT @abqcreates: Just a couple more days to cruise by @GuildCinema in Nob Hill for the award-winning rock & roll focused @RumbleFilm https:/…
RT @EStreetCinema: .@RumbleFilm gives viewers an inside look at the influence indigenous people have had on pop music. The movie opens Frid…
🌱 @RumbleFilm is about to expand to dozens of cities across 🇺🇸 + 🇨🇦! Check this list to find a city near you:… https://t.co/cJOtaOg88j
RT @MDesbarres: I'm going to host @RumbleFilm @NuartTheatre on Friday in LA.. this movie answers questions that I didn't even know existed…
A white-knuckled tale of resistance set in Egypt two years after Arab Spring, CLASH opens Friday at @CityCinemasNYC… https://t.co/U2xhVDiGp7
RT @oneweekfilmcast: CLASH: a gripping, claustrophobic political drama from Egypt. Opens Friday @CityCinemasNYC! Trailer by @KinoLorber: ht…
📅 @RumbleFilm opens Friday in Los Angeles, DC, Philly, Atlanta & Hartford. Many more cities to come! Full list:… https://t.co/t9rivcnVNq
Inquiries & Press
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871
Press & Media
For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 212-629-6880.