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Martial Arts Film From Thailand

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  • Jun 4, 2011
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I really think Jeeja Yanin has better style and is more enjoyable to watch than Tony Jaa, Jaa is more of an action guy, where Jeeja just seems like she has a great style to her.  That being said, this movie's story line is really interesting, then takes a slight scifi direction, just be prepared for that. 

The fight scenes are almost a dance in someways, and is much different than chocolate.  I think Jeeja is one of the best kickers of our time, since a certain someone I won't say.  This movie has some fairly creative fight scenes and the fights seem to be evenly paced throughout the movie, though Jeeja doesn't really shine until the last 30 minutes of the movie.  This movie gives a lot of time for other characters to fight, so be prepared.  
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After the success of Thailand’s “Ong-Bak” and “Tom Yum Goong”, the U.S. has been flooded with films that depict the beauty of Muay Thai. Well, one of the stars that made a mark in the industry was Jeeja Yanin Vismitanda dubbed the “female Tony Jaa” because she does her own stunts and supposedly never uses wires in the fight sequences. Her first film “Chocolate” was a success in Asia but it never exactly took off internationally; not because of …
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The story of a drummer abandoned by her band who turns to drink. Wandering the streets she falls prey to the Jaguar gang who try to kidnap her but is saved by Sanim and his associates. She joins Sanim and learns his form of martial arts while they plot to use her as bait to settle their own score with the Jaguar gang.
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Runtime: 112 min

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