I was wathicng TUHOG Last night and saw a Mario Maurer trailer of PEE MAK. I texted some of my friends from different movie outfit and its official, STAR CINEMA will release this in the Philippines! And its possible that Mario Maurer will visit Manila again! Probably around August.
Back to the Movie, Pee Mak Phra Khanong“was released last March in Thailand. The movie was directed by Banjong Pisanthanakun.
Produced by GTH Productions in Thailand and directed by blockbuster director Banjong Pisanthanakun, who had previously helmed box-office horror films like “Shutter”, “4BIA” and “Phobia 2”, “Pee Mak” was also released in other Asian countries including Taiwan, Singapore, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Malaysia.
“Pee Mak”s fresh take on a familiar tale, quickly rode high to Thailand’s box-office as it reached USD 33 million with 10 million tickets sold nationwide.
In the Rattanakosin Kingdom, Mak (Mario Maurer) leaves his pregnant wife Nak (Davika Hoorne) to join the war and meets four soldiers who become his best friends. During this time, his wife Nak struggles to give birth to their baby.
When the war ends, Mak invites his friends to visit Phra Khanong and meet his beautiful wife Nak. Meanwhile, rumors fly around town that Nak is a ghost. His four friends and villagers trying to tell Mak that his wife is already dead.
Some milestone of the movie back in Thailand,
- “Pee Mak Phra Khanong” became set the new record all time Thai-film opening single day in March 28, 2013 with 21.2 million baht.
- “Pee Mak Phra Khanong” opening weekend (March 28-31, 2013) with 102.0 million baht, set the new record all time Thai-film opening weekends.
Don’t miss “Pee Mak,” a comedy-horror film for the whole family that will be shown on Philippine cinemas in August 28, 2013.