This essay main focus is on the description of a Thai film, called ‘Tears of the Black Tiger’ directed by Sasanatieng. Admittedly, the film is a go back to the Thai action movies of the 1960s. It is a good mixture of melodrama with action. Poor Seua Dum bonds with Rumpoey, but they are separated as her family moves away due to World War II. As they reunite later, they reveal their love for each other and decide to marry. However, unfortunately, the boy falls in with the bandits, and the girl’s father arranges her marriage with police captain Kumjorn, who has decided to destroy all the bandits.
Evidently author explaines that, the film is a mixture of all genres of films as it has drama, romance, and sentiments, but in fact, despite the effective mixture of all these features in a colorful palette, the film brings nothing new. In addition, one can see the film crossing the borders of absurdity as it makes the cowboys play with even bazookas, not just pistols. Essay coveres different opinions such as, one can say that this Thai-bred storyline is covered up in a Hollywood-fit case of action so that it appeases all or the ones who love the so-called great ‘nostalgic’ story, and the trigger-happy section of Hollywood.
In conclusion, one cannot deny the fact that the director of the movie Sasanatieng has succeeded to a great extent in rolling romance, drama, and violence into one. Clearly, despite the absurdity one feels in wasting the precious 110 minutes in the case of adults, for kids,