Ghost Day (film)

Ghost Day (Thai: แก๊งค์ตบผี) is a 2012 Thai horror comedy film directed by Thanit Jitnukul, Titipong Chaisat, and Sorathep Vetwongsatip. The film is set in modern-day Bangkok where the production team behind the television series Ghost Day is told by their show is going to be cancelled. To stop the end of their program, the staff decide to find a real haunted area and, after viewing a video online by ghostbusters Mhen (Apisit Opasaimlikit) and Chiad (Padong Songsang), they decide to approach them to do a deal. Mhen and Chiad have brought along a real female ghost who appears and possesses the show's director, Pom (Boriboon Chanruang).[1]

Ghost Day
Ghost Day
Thai film poster for Ghost Day
Directed by
Produced by
Written by
Starring
Music byThippatai Pirompak[1]
CinematographyWattana Wanchooplao[1]
Edited by
Production
company
Phranakorn Film[1]
Release date
  • February 23, 2012 (2012-02-23) (Thailand)
Running time
92 minutes[1]
CountryThailand[1]
Box office$79,292

The film was shown at the 16th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival and was the fifth-highest-grossing film in Thailand on its opening week.

ReleaseEdit

Ghost Day was shown at the 16th annual Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival.[2][3]

The film was released in Thailand on February 23, 2012.[1] It was the country's fifth-highest-grossing film in its opening week, grossing $44,438.[4] It grossed a total of $79,292 on its theatrical run in Thailand.[5]

ReceptionEdit

Derek Elley of Film Business Asia gave the film a six out of ten rating, referring to the film as "one of the better [Thai horror comedy films], though still very silly."[1]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Elley, Derek (August 2, 2012). "Ghost Day". Film Business Asia. Retrieved March 11, 2013.
  2. ^ "16th Film". Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival. Archived from the original on May 8, 2014. Retrieved March 11, 2013.
  3. ^ "Ghost Day". Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival. Archived from the original on April 11, 2013. Retrieved March 11, 2013.
  4. ^ "Thailand Box Office". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved March 11, 2013.
  5. ^ "GANG TOB PHEE (GHOST DAY)". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved March 11, 2013.

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