Ong-Bak Movie Review Summary

Actors: Tony Jaa, Petchtai Wongkamlao

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Ting is a skilled athlete trained in deadly Muay Thai combat. He lives in a poor, draught-stricken village in Thailand. The village relies on their sacred Buddha statue Ong-Bak during an annual ceremony to bring rain to the area. But shortly before the ceremony is to take place, the head of Ong-Bak is stolen by a crooked businessman.
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The village chooses Ting (played by actor Tony Jaa) to chase after the thief and retrieve their precious relic. He travels to the city, and out of his element, he must battle his way through enemies to retrieve Ong-Bak.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 40%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 40%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   present 2000+ Combat acrobatics/martial arts?    -   Yes Kind of movie    -   traditional karate

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   athlete Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Other Asian Unusual characteristics    -   Super muscles! (man)


Asia/Pacific    -   Yes Asian country:    -   Southeast Asia City?    -   Yes City:    -   Dirty, grimy (like New York)    -   dangerous Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   church/synagogue

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only    -   kissing Kind of violence:    -   karate chop Any profanity?    -   Some foul language

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