Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Slice, October Sonata top nominees for Bangkok Critics Assembly

(Cheun) and October Sonata (Ruk Te Ror Koi) are tied with nine nominations each in the 11 categories to be awarded by the Bangkok Critics Assembly (ชมรมวิจารณ์บันเทิง).

Both are up for best film. Kongkiat Komesiri is nominated for best director and shares a screenwriting nod with Wisit Sasanatieng for Slice. Somkiat Vituranich is nominated for director and screenwriting prizes for October Sonata. Both films also make a sweep of the categories for cinematography, editing, art direction and score.

"Pe" Arak Amornsupasiri, who plays a convict let out of prison to find a serial killer in Slice, is up for best actor, while his former girlfriend "Koy" Ratchawin Wongviriya, the tragic heroine of the 1970s social-class romance October Sonata, has a best actress nod.

Other top nominees are A Moment in June (Nor Ka Na Rak) with six nods, while Nymph (Nang Mai) and Bangkok Traffic (Love) Story (Rot Fai Faa ... Maha Na Ter) each have five.

Other nominees are Citizen Juling, Samchuk, Best of Times (Kwaam Jam San Dtae Rak Chan Yaao), Phobia 2 (Haa Phrang), In Country Melody 2 (E-Som Somwang Cha Cha Cha), Dear Galileo (Nee Tam Galileo), Meat Grinder (Cheuat Gon Chim),32 Thunwa, Mor 3 Pee 4 Rao Rak Naa, The Happiness of Kati (Kwam Suk Kong Kati) and Fireball (Taa/Chon).

The awards will be given on March 9. The Nation has more about the nominees and the entire list.

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