The Tin Mine

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The Tin Mine
The Tin Mine film.jpg
The Thai film poster.
Directed by Jira Maligool
Produced by Jira Maligool
Mingmonkul Sonakul
Youngyooth Thongkonthun
Written by Ajin Panjapan (story)
Jira Maligool
Starring Pijaya Vachajitpan
Donlaya Mudcha
Cinematography Chankit Chamnivikaipong
Edited by Pan Busabaan
Distributed by GMM Tai Hub
Release date
17 May 2005
Running time
111 minutes
Country Thailand
Language Thai
Budget ~ 70 million baht

The Tin Mine (Thai: มหา’ลัย เหมืองแร่ or Maha'lai muang rae) is a 2005 Thai biographical drama film directed by Jira Maligool. It is adapted from short stories by Ajin Panjapan and his semi-autobiographical account of growing up in a mining camp in southern Thailand during the post-World War II years. The Tin Mine was the official entry from Thailand for Best Foreign Language Film at the 78th Academy Awards.

Cast[edit]

  • Pijaya Vachajitpan as Arjin Panjapan
  • Donlaya Mudcha as La-iad
  • Sonthaya Chitmanee as Kai
  • Anthony Howard Gould as Sam (The Boss)
  • Ajin Panjapan as Himself
  • Jaran Petcharoen as Grandpa Deang
  • Niran Sattar as John
  • Jumpol Thongtan as The Shopkeeper
  • Bill O'Leary as Tom (Sam's Brother)

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