Based on a famous Thai erotic novel, the film tells the story of Jan (Mario Maurer), a boy who grows up in a house lorded over by his sadistic and debauched father, Luang Wisnan (Sakarat Ritthumrong). Set in the 1930s the story recounts the growing pains of Jan, whose mother dies while giving birth to him and who's intensely hated by his father. Jan grows up with Aunt Wad (Bongkot Kongmalai), his stepmother, and he struggles to reconcile his guilt and longing with different women in his life, including a girl called Hyacinth (Savika Chaiyadej), whom he adores, and later Madame Boonleung (Rhatha Phongam), his father's lover who becomes a key to Jan's sexual awakening.
Jan Dara Part 1 (Capture of Jan Dara) is directed by ML Bhandevanop "Mom Noi" Devakula. It is based on the famous Thai erotic novel of Utsana Phleungtham (Pramool Unhathoop) penned in 1966 which is set in 1930s Siam. It was previously adapted as a film in 1977 and by Nonzee Nimibutr in 2001. The film stars Mario Maurer, Sakarat Ritthumrong, Bongkot Kongmalai, Savika Chaiyadej and Rhatha Phongam. It also features Ratklao Amaradit, Kesarin Chaichalermpol, Shô Nishino, Chaiyapol Jullian Poupart, Nat Tephadsadin Na Ayutthaya and Pongpat Wachirabunjong.
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