The Teacher's Diary

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The Teacher's Diary
Directed byNithiwat Tharathorn
StarringLaila Boonyasak
Jorkwang films
Distributed byGTH
Release date
  • 20 March 2014 (2014-03-20)
Running time
90 minutes

The Teacher's Diary (Thai: คิดถึงวิทยา; RTGSKhit Thueng Witthaya) is a 2014 Thai drama film directed by Nithiwat Tharathorn. It was selected as the Thai entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated.[1][2] The film was remade in Hindi as Notebook, released in March 2019.


An out of work male teacher accepts an offer to teach in a remote school based on a run down houseboat. There he read a diary left behind by the previous year's teacher - a woman banished from her city school for refusing to remove her tattoo. He becomes attracted to the writer and writes comments in the diary. When he leaves and she returns, she reads his comments and a mutual regard develops.


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  1. ^ "Thailand Writes 'Teacher's Diary' Into Foreign-Language Oscar Race". Variety. Retrieved 22 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Oscars: Thailand Selects 'Teacher's Diary' for Foreign-Language Category". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 22 September 2014.

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