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Breaking the Cycle

Breaking the Cycle

by Aekaphong Saransate, Thanakrit Duangmaneeporn, Komtouch Napattaloong, Tanwarat Sombatwattana

Breaking the Cycle captures a political awakening among Thais after the rise and fall of TJ, a young politician who calls to end the cycle of coup d’etat.

In 2018, young billionaire businessman Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit (TJ) announced his political entry with the brand new Future Forward Party (FFP). Their mission, to end the cycle of coups.

Young saleswoman Cherry, moved by the hope that one day TJ would bring change to Thailand, devoted herself to becoming TJ’s number one fan.

The hope and heartbreak of a generation, these two stories reveal the political awakening of Thailand’s modern people.

Aekaphong Saransate
Aekaphong Saransate

Director

Thanakrit Duangmaneeporn
Thanakrit Duangmaneeporn

Director

Komtouch Napattaloong
Komtouch Napattaloong

Producer

Tanwarat Sombatwattana
Tanwarat Sombatwattana

Associate Producer

Project Status
  • Post Production
Participating Lab
  • Editing Lab
Completion:

Jun 2023

Length:

90 mins.

Production Company:

Vertical Films (Thailand)