GMM Tai Hub (GTH)'s psychologicalhorror Dorm opened in the top spot atthe Thai box office last weekend, beating the opening of Fun With Dick And Jane and Ang Lee's Brokeback Mountain which was already on release.
The film, directed bySongyos Sukmakanan, racked up more than $762,082 (30 million baht) on 75 printsin
On the back of its openingweekend gross, the film has also become the highest grossing Thai film so farthis year. The five local films released prior to Dorm - Poj Arnon's DangerousFlower, Siwaporn Pongsuwan's A Bite OfLove, Chanon Somrit's Ocean Butterfly,Weerapong Kajananji's Just Friend andYuthlert Sippapak's Ghost Of Valentine- each failed to top 30 million baht.
The film, which has alreadybeen sold to
Meanwhile, Thai director YongyootThongkongtoon, whose credits include TheIron Ladies and who also serves as GTH's head of international affairs, hasstarted production on Metrosexual in