Son of the Northeast
|Son of the Northeast|
The Thai VCD cover.
|Directed by||Vichit Kounavudhi|
|Written by||Vichit Kounavudhi
Kampoon Boonthavee (novel)
Son of the Northeast (Thai: ลูกอีสาน, or Look Isan, also Child of the Northeast) is a 1982 historical drama film set in 1930s Isan, or northeastern Thailand. The film is directed by Vichit Kounavudhi and is based on a S.E.A. Write Award-winning book by Kampoon Boonthavee. Filmed in a documentary style, the story follows a tight-knit group of Isan subsistence farmers as they struggle against drought and other depredations.
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