Son of the Northeast

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Son of the Northeast
The Thai VCD cover.
Directed by Vichit Kounavudhi
Written by Vichit Kounavudhi
Kampoon Boonthavee (novel)
Cinematography Porniti Virayasiri
Release dates
Thailand 1982
Running time
120 minutes
Country Thailand
Language ThaiLaotian

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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