Mue Nuer Mek

Mue Nuer Mek (Thai: มือเหนือเมฆ; RTGSMue Nuea Mek; lit: Hand Above the Cloud; English title: Last Legend[3]) was a Thai action/drama series or lakorn in heroic bloodshed style, like the 1997 film Dang Bireley's and Young Gangsters. It's a remake of a 1984 namesake film (lead role by Sorapong Chatree and directed by Bhandit Rittakol).[4] It's different from other Thai drama, where it gathers many stunt performers to jointly acted.[1] Aired on Channel 7 in mid-2017 after the end of Phring, Khon Rerng Muang.

Mue Nuer Mek
Also known asLast Legend
The Last Legend
GenreAction/Martial arts
Drama
Gangster
Romance
Heroic bloodshed
Written byOrachon (novel)
Ping Lumpraploeng (screenwriter)
Directed byOliver Bever
Somjai Janmoontree (martial arts choreographer)
Puchong Sartnok (assistant martial arts choreographer)[1]
StarringChanapol Sataya
Rapeepat Ekpankul
Thun Thanakorn
Opening theme"Love on Enrage" (ยิ่งรักยิ่งแค้น)
performed by Thai Thanawut
Ending theme"Stop Loving" (หยุดรัก)
performed by Siriporn Aroonboonsawads
ComposersThe Stings
Thai Thanawut
Country of originThailand
Original languageThai
No. of episodes16
Production
Executive producerReviewing Committee of Television Drama, Channel 7
ProducersPichet Sriracha
Oliver Bever
Production locationsBangkok, Than Thip Waterfall & Takhro Waterfall in Prachin Buri, Khaolon Adventure in Nakhon Nayok, Phu Khae Botanical Garden in Sara Buri, Chaloem Rattanakosin National Park (Tham Than Lot Noi) in Kanchanaburi,[1] The Thai Red Cross Society in Samut Prakan[2]
Running time130 minutes (per episode)
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 20:20 (ICT)
Production companiesNine Bever Films Co., Ltd.
DistributorChannel 7
Release
Original networkChannel 7
Original releaseJune 7 (2017-06-07) –
July 27, 2017 (2017-07-27)
Chronology
Preceded bySen Tang Ban Terng
Followed byChid Jor Ror Doo

Plot summaryEdit

Three young men who are good friends with each other belong to a mafia gang. But then all the events make their friendship come to an end.[5]

CastEdit

Main characters

Supporting characters

Gang members of Jao Sua Kim

  • Satawat Donlayavijit as Jao Sua Kim or Sua Kim (Mogul Kim)
  • AIZEN as Tong
  • Ganitharin Prachrapakdeechode as Sichon

Gang members of Nai Hua Buan

  • Surawoot Maikan as Nai Hua Buan (Boss Buan)
  • Puchong Sartnok as Tia
  • Winai Wiangyangkung as Nat

Gang members of Sia Heng

  • Chalermporn Pumpanwong as Sia Heng (Mogul Heng)
  • Charlie Ruedpokanon as Toey
  • Somjai Janmoontree as Ah Jai
  • Than Wong as Pom

Police officers of Sarawat Asawin

  • Oliver Bever as Sarawat Asawin (Inspector Asawin)
  • Rattawit Sahaya as Ja Joi (Sergeant Joi)
  • Luis Chernyim as Ja Chum (Sergeant Chum)

Other characters

  • Samart Payakaroon as Lung Ban (Uncle Ban)
  • Supakorn Kitsuwon as Yai
  • Kasab Champadib as Woeng Nakhon Kasem
  • Suthita Ketanont as Jaem
  • Pichet Sriracha as Joem
  • Vanessa Bever as Pi Ganda (Sister Ganda)
  • Puang Chernyim as Luang Pi (Venerable Brother)
  • Rattasin Nalintanapat as Sutham
  • Simon Kuke as Nan Kam
  • John Bravo as Tua Ngok

Guest appearances

  • Patson Sarindu as Phu Kan Kamron (Commander Kamron)
  • Weerachai Hattagowit as Ja Prateep (Sergeant Prateep)
  • Wacharachai Sunthornsiri as Khun Pan[5]

Reception and ratingsEdit

When it aired, it was ranked 8th for the first episode of the series on Channel 7 in 2017. The ratings aren't high, however, it's considered to be the highest rated series to be released during that same time. But in the last two episodes, it got a higher rating than The Mask Singer (season 2), a highly rated singing competition program on Workpoint TV.[6][7]

In the tables below, the blue numbers represent the highest ratings and the red numbers represent the lowest ratings.

Episode Broadcast Date Ratings[8]
Nationwide
1 June 7, 2017 4.6%
2 June 8, 2017 4.8%
3 June 14, 2017 4.1%
4 June 15, 2017 4.2%
5 June 21, 2017 5.1%
6 June 22, 2017 5.4%
7 June 28, 2017 5.2%
8 June 29, 2017 5.4%
9 July 5, 2017 5.4%
10 July 6, 2017 5.5%
11 July 12, 2017 5.7%
12 July 13, 2017 5.9%
13 July 19, 2017 6.0%
14 July 20, 2017 5.8%
15 July 26, 2017 5.2%
16 July 27, 2017 7.1%
Average 5.34%

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Recipient Result
2017 3rd Maya Awards Popular Director in a TV Series Oliver Bever[9] Won
5th Phra Phikanet Awards[10] Best Director in an Action TV Series Oliver Bever Won
Best Effect Mark Effect Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c เด็ดสุดมันสุด! นักแสดง - ทีมสตั๊นท์แมน จากละคร มือเหนือเมฆ โชว์ฉากบู๊สุดเท่. Channel 7 (in Thai). 2017-07-20. Retrieved 2017-07-20.
  2. ^ สวางคนิวาส สภากาชาด.... Thitinan Wongsuwan's instagram (in Thai). 2016-10-26. Retrieved 2017-07-28.
  3. ^ ละครดี ปี 2560 - มือเหนือเมฆ. Channel 7 (in Thai). 2016-12-26. Retrieved 2017-06-07.
  4. ^ สายลมที่ผ่านมา (2009-10-01). ไว้อาลัย ด้วยใจ "ผู้กำกับหนังไทยผู้ยิ่งใหญ่ที่จากไป....บัณฑิต ฤทธิ์ถกล". OKnation (in Thai). Retrieved 2017-07-28.
  5. ^ a b "จอแก้ว เรื่องย่อ มือเหนือเมฆ (THE LAST LEGEND)". Komchadluek (in Thai). 2017-06-03. Retrieved 2017-06-07.
  6. ^ หนูมายา&หนูลั้ลลา (2017-07-26). เรตติ้งละคร26.7.60. Twitter (in Thai). Retrieved 2017-08-04.
  7. ^ หนูมายา&หนูลั้ลลา (2017-07-30). เรตติ้งละคร27.7.60. Twitter (in Thai). Retrieved 2017-08-04.
  8. ^ "ALLSTAR RATING". allstarplaza (in Thai). 2017-06-15. Retrieved 2017-06-16.
  9. ^ "เช็คที่นี่!! ผลรางวัลมายามหาชน MAYA AWARDS 2017 ช่อง 7 สีเดินหน้าคว้าโทรฟี่". Channel 7 (in Thai). 2017-08-09. Retrieved 2017-08-09.
  10. ^ ประกาศรางวัล “พระพิฆเนศวร” ครั้งที่ 5. Komchadluek (in Thai). 2017-08-28. Retrieved 2017-10-02.

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