Jira Maligool's The Tin Mine(Mahalai Meung Rae) has been selected as
The film was chosen by aseven-member selection committee headed by Somsak Techaratanaprasert of
Produced by GMM Tai Hub, thefilm is a documentary drama adapted from the novel by Archin Panchaphon. Set inpost-World War II southern
The film will have itsinternational premiere next month in
No Thai entries for the foreign-languageOscar have ever made it to the final five. Itthi-suthorn Wichailak's TheOverture was submitted last year while Pen-ek Ratanaruang's Last Life In The Universeand Monrak Transistor were chosen in 2003 and 2002 respectively.
The closing date for theforeign-language Oscar category is October 3.