Country : “Bad Genius” broke the record as the most internationally successful Thai film ever News

Country : “Bad Genius” broke the record as the most internationally successful Thai film ever

 

            Krungthep Dhurakit Newspaper reported on 4 January 2018 that “Bad Genius,” the Thai film directed by Mr. Nattawut Poopiriya, made a new phenomenon in the Thai film industry by winning multiple awards, soaring to the top spot in the box office in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia, and Viet Nam, earning 112.15 million Bahts locally in Thailand, and grossing  1,300 million Bahts in China alone, making it the most internationally successful Thai film ever.

            “Bad Genius” has been screened in 16 countries and is scheduled to screen in several other countries, including Japan, Mexico, and the countries in the African continent.

             What amazing thing is that “Bad Genius” has performed successfully overseas and won many prestigious awards namely; Jury Award for the film and Rising Star Award for the leading actress in the 16th New York Asian Film Festival in the U.S.A.; Best Film Award, Most Innovative Feature Film Award, Best  Asian Feature Film  Award and Best Director Award in the 20th Fantasia International Film Festival 2017 in Montreal, Canada;  Best Film Award in the 26th Fukuoka International Film Festival in Japan;  Best Picture-Thriller Feature Award in the 13th Austin Fantastic Festival 2017 in the U.S.A.;  Audience Award and the New Young Blood Generation in the Razor Reel Flanders 2017 in Belgium;  Best Film and Best Leading Actress in the PIFFA 2017 in Malaysia;  and the Menkes  Audience Choice Award in the Toronto Reel Asian 2017 in Canada.  

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