The feel-good movie studio GTH always seems to generate laughs, even when adapting Thailand's most famous ghost story about a lovelorn female spirit hell-bent on breaking the necks of anyone who gets in her way.
Mario Maurer and Davika Hoorne in Pee Mak Phra Khanong .
The studio known for its ab baew or cutesy attitude will be heading, so to speak, in a bold direction for its latest would-be horror blockbuster. The story of Mae Nak, a dead woman who insists on living (passionately) with her husband, has been brought back to life repeatedly in the past 50 years on film and television (see side story). But the latest version that hits in cinemas tomorrow flips the coin and follows the husband's side of the story, starting when comes home from war to his beloved and, now definitely deceased, wife.
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