WorldCat Identities

Penʻēk Rattanarư̄ang

Works: 42 works in 162 publications in 10 languages and 933 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Film adaptations  Short films  Crime films  Film noir  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  History  Fiction  Short stories 
Roles: Author, Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Film editor, Performer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Penʻēk Rattanarư̄ang
Most widely held works by Penʻēk Rattanarư̄ang
Last life in the universe by Penʻēk Rattanarư̄ang( Visual )

39 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 8 languages and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Refugee elements of Japanese yakuza films, an unpredictable succession of lush and intoxicating images, and a host of eccentric narrative tics from the cutting edge of Thai cinema converge to tell the story of the mysterious Kenji, a lonely, obsessive-compulsive Japanese librarian's assistant and occasional suicide hobbyist quietly living - and hoping to die - in Bangkok"--Container
Fōn tok khun fā = Headshot( Visual )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a straight-laced detective is shot in the head while on assignment, he wakes up after a three-month coma to find that he sees everything upside down, literally. Hell bent on revenge, he becomes an assassin working for a group seeking to eliminate all those who deem themselves above the law
6ixtynin9 = Rư̄ang talok 69( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in Thai and Sino-Tibetan and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Shortly after losing her job, Tum finds a mysterious noodle box full of money on her doorstep. The clever beauty attempts to hold on to the loot and soon finds herself at the center of a thrilling, high stakes caper between Thai boxing gangsters, corrupt executives and the bungling authorities"--Container
Twelve twenty( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in Thai and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before boarding a flight from Bangkok to Berlin, a married man meets a woman who he instantly falls in love with. To his astonishment, the same woman is sitting in the seat next to him. For the next several hours, he watches the young woman with burning interest--at one point even daring to stroke her cheek as she sleeps--yet is unable to make meaningful contact with her. When the plane finally lands, the young man slips a bottle of perfume into the woman's handbag--perfume he had originally bought for his wife. From the Jeonju International Film Festival
Invisible waves( Visual )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After inadvertently killing his girlfriend, a man flees Macau for Thailand but his problems follow him as his new friends could become potential enemies
Mon-rak transistor by Penʻēk Rattanarư̄ang( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mildly musically talented young man Pan charms the beautiful Sadaw at a temple fair in his village. The couple's world is turned upside down when Pan is conscripted to the army. During military service Pan joins a band, moves to Bangkok to seek his fortune, abandoning his young family. However, dreams soon turn to a nightmare, as Pan finds himself incarcerated for series of heinous crimes. With a small transistor radio as his only means of communication with the outside world, Pan reflects on the loss of idyllic village life, his beloved wife, and the child he's never seen
Ploy by Penʻēk Rattanarư̄ang( Visual )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De retour à Bangkok pour des funérailles, un homme et sa femme cherchent désespérément le sommeil dans une chambre dhôtel. Leur rencontre avec une jeune fille désoeuvrée va provoquer des conséquences irréparables pour ce couple en perte de vitesse
Prachātip'Thai by Penʻēk Rattanarư̄ang( Book )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Thai and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political history and the development of democracy in Thailand
Samui song( Visual )

1 edition published in 2018 in Thai and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A soap opera actress finds herself increasingly pressured by her husband, a rich foreigner entirely devoted to a charismatic cult leader
Ploy( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vagues invisibles édition collector by Penʻēk Rattanarư̄ang( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après avoir supprimé l'épouse adultère de son patron sur les ordres de celui-ci, Kyoji, un jeune cuisinier japonais, part se faire oublier en Thaïlande. Sur le bateau qui l'emmène à Phuket, il rencontre Noi, belle jeune femme mystérieuse, qui voyage avec son bébé. Il s'aperçoit bientôt qu'il est suivi et comprend qu'on cherche à l'éliminer
[Monrak transistor] Monrak - magische Liebe( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in German and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ein junger Thailänder hofft auf eine Karriere als Sänger. Während seiner Militärzeit wird zu einem Gesangswettbewerb geschickt, desertiert, lässt seine hochschwangere junge Frau sitzen und versucht in Bangkok, sein Glück zu machen. Doch er erlebt nur Demütigungen und muss fliehen, als bei einem Handgemenge der Manager der Band, in der er singt, ums Leben kommt. [...] Einfühlsam inszenierte Entwicklungsgeschichte, die in einer Mischung aus Dramatik, Humor und Romantik von großen Träumen und zerplatzten Hoffnungen erzählt und den Blick für die kleinen Dinge des Lebens schärft." []
Last life in the universe = Ruang rak noi nid mahasan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Japanese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phlō̜i( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Thai and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A violent death of a relative brings Wit and his wife, Dang, back to Bangkok from America, where they own a Thai restaurant, for the first time in 7 years. As soon as they arrive in Bangkok at 5.30 am, Wit and Dang check into a five-star hotel downtown. Wit finds out that he is out of cigarettes once they are inside the room. He goes down to the lobby bar. After getting his pack of cigarette from the bartender Wit decides to order a cup of coffee and smoke his cigarette there. The girl from the table in the dark corner comes to Wit to ask if she could borrow his lighter. Wit hands her his lighter. Then she asks if she could borrow one cigarette too. The girl sits down and lights up one of his cigarettes and they somehow strike up a conversation. Wit learns that her name is PLOY. This is how our little tale of love and jealousy begins. A highly detailed psychological drama with three strangers locked inside one hotel room. It starts with subtle suspicions and builds up to hilarious jealousy, as the appearance of the young woman triggers the couple to suddenly realize how they had grown apart in their seven-year marriage, before reaching a devastating climax. In the final act, the couple is faced with the choice of going separate ways or turns around and embraces each other for a new beginning
Vidas truncadas L'arbre de Noël( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in Spanish and Multiple languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Un misterioso, obseso-compulsivo y suicida librero japonés que vive en Bangkok, Tailandia, se ve obligado a vivir con una mujer que fuma hierba y que es completamente opuesto a él. Un drama romántico con toques de realismo mágico que obtuvo buenas críticas en Estados Unidos. (FILMAFFINITY)
Seis nueve Ruang talok 69 = 6 seis nueve 9 = 6sixtynin9( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in 3 languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thriller. Acción / SINOPSIS: La joven Tum trabaja como secretaria en una compañía de finanzas hasta que un día se lleva a cabo un recorte de personal y la despiden. Cuando regresa a su casa, se encuentra en el umbral una misteriosa caja llena de dinero. Los acontecimientos se desencadenan rápidamente y, sin que le dé tiempo a pensárselo mucho, decide quedarse con el botín. Entonces, Tum se convertirá en el centro de una peligrosa trama, alrededor de extraños, peculiares y sangrientos acontecimientos ... (FILMAFFINITY)
Last life in the universe( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Thai and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La última vida en el universo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Thai and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenji is a mysterious, obsessive-compulsive, suicidal Japanese man living in Bangkok, Thailand who gets thrown together with Noi, a Thai woman, through a tragic chain of events. Noi is everything Kenji is not. He is a neat freak who keeps his dishes washed and his books neatly stacked and organized. She dresses like a slob, smokes pot and never picks after herself. It's a match that somehow seems to work. Slowly, as Noi begins to seduce Kenji back to life, more is revealed about him and why he's suicidal and living in Bangkok
Fan bā khārāʻōke = Fun bar karaoke( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in Thai and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a man and his daughter and their romantic relationships with other people
<> by Prāpdā Yun( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.42 (from 0.26 for La última ... to 0.98 for Vidas trun ...)

Alternative Names
Pannet, Tom.

Pannet, Tom 1962-

Pen-ek Ratanaruang

Pen-Ek Ratanaruang filmregisseur uit Thailand

Pen-Ek Ratanaruang regista e sceneggiatore thailandese

Pen-Ek Ratanaruang reżyser i scenarzysta tajski

Pen-Ek Ratanaruang Thai film director and screenwriter

Pen-Ek Ratanaruang thailändischer Filmregisseur und Drehbuchautor

Ratanaruang, Pen-ek

Ratanaruang, Pen-Ek 1962-

Rattanaruang, Pen' ēk.

Rattanarư̄ang, Penʻēk

Ратанаруанг, Пен-Ек

เป็นเอก รัตนเรือง, 1962-....