Yongyoot Thongkongtoon and studio GTH's drama Best of Times (Kwaam Jam San Dtae Rak Chan Yaao, ความจำสั้น แต่รักฉันยา) were remembered on Sunday night at the eighth annual Star Entertainment Awards.
Put on by the Entertainment Journalists Association of Thailand, the award for Best Director went to Yongyoot. Best of Times also picked up awards for Best Screenplay and Best Film.
Best Supporting Actor and Actress went to Krissana Setthatumrong and Sunsanee Wattananukul, who portrayed a forgetful old man and a widow who takes a shine to the silver-haired gent in Best of Times.
In all, Best of Times won in five out of the 10 movie categories. It was nominated for nine awards.
Best actor went to "Pae" Arak Amornsupasiri for his role as a convict let out of prison to find a serial killer in Five Star's Slice (Cheun). He was double nominee in the category, having also played the lead in Best of Times.
Best actress was Sirin "Cris" Horwang for GTH's Bangkok Traffic (Love) Story. She's been the winner at all the other awards shows this year.
They also handed out awards of television dramas and music. Lyn's Lakorn Blog has the winners. And Nangdee has photos.
Here's the rest of the winners and the nominees in the film awards:
- Winner: Best of Times, GTH
- Bangkok Traffic (Love) Story, GTH
- Phobia 2, GTH
- October Sonata, NGR
- Slice, Five Star Production
- Winner: Yongyoot Thongkongtoon, Best of Times
- Adisorn Trisirikasem, Bangkok Traffic (Love) Story
- Paween Purikitpanya, Visute Poolvaralucks, Parkpoom Wongpoom, Songyos Sugmakanan, Banjong Pisanthanakun, Phobia 2
- Kongkiat Komesiri, Slice
- Somkiet Vituranich, October Sonata
- Winner: Sirin "Cris" Horwang, Bangkok Traffic (Love) Story
- Marsha Wattanapanich, Phobia 2
- Ratchawin Wongviriya, October Sonata
- Yarinda Bunnag, Best of Times
- Siriwimol "Mai" Charoenpura, Meat Grinder (Cheuat Gon Chim)
- Winner: Arak Amornsupasiri, Slice
- Jirayu La-ongmanee, Phobia 2 (Novice)
- Arak Amornsupasiri, Best of Times
- Theeradeth Wongpuapan, Bangkok Traffic (Love) Story
- Paramej Noi-um, Samchuk
- Winner: Sunsanee Wattananukul, Best of Times
- Ungsumalynn Sirapatsakmetha, Bangkok Traffic (Love) Story
- Deuntem Salitul, A Moment in June
- Sudarat "Tukkie" Butrprom, Oh My Ghosts!
- Nudtawan Saksiri, Buppah Rahtree 3.2
- Winner: Krissana Setthatumrong, Best of Times
- Chatchai Plengpanich, Slice
- Jaroenporn "Kohtee Aramboy" Onlamai, Hode Nha Heaw 966
- Somchai Sakdikul, Wongkumlao
- Teerapat Yamsri, Samchuk
- Winner: Best of Times, Nontra Kumwong, Omrapon Paendintong, Vanridee Pongsittisak
- Bangkok Traffic (Love) Story, Benjamaporn Srabua, Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit, Adisorn Trisirikasem
- Phobia 2, Sopana Chaowwiwatkul, Chantavit Dhanasevi, Nitis Napichayasutin, Banjong Pisanthanakun, Paween Purikitpanya, Songyos Sugmakanan, Sopon Sukdapisit, Mez Tharatorn, Parkpoom Wongpoom
- October Sonata, Somkiat Vituranich
- Khan Kluay 2, Charoonporn Parapakpralai
- Winner: Bangkok Traffic (Love) Story, Hualumpong Rhythm
- Best of Times, Terdsak Janpan
- October Sonata, Kaiwan Kulavadhanothai
- Khan Kluay 2 Chatchai Pongprapapan
- Slice, Wild at Heart
- Winner: Phobia 2 (5 Phrang)
- Buppha Rahtree 3.2
- October Sonata
- My Ex (Fan Kao)
- Winner: October Sonata (Ruk Tee Ror Koi)
- Oh My Ghosts! (Hor Taew Taek Haek Krajerng)
- Best of Times
- Yam Yasothon 2
Still to come is the industry's top kudos for movies in 2009, the Subhanahongsa Awards, set for May 30.