Somtum (Thai: ส้มตำ) is a 2008 Thai martial arts film starring Nathan Jones as a tourist in Pattaya who is drugged, robbed and left penniless. Befriended by two young girls, one of whom is a muay Thai kickboxing champion, he is taken to their family restaurant where he is fed some spicy som tam. His adverse reaction leads to the destruction of the restaurant and he vows to raise the money to rebuild it.

Somtum (Muay Thai Giant)
Directed byNonthakorn Thaveesuk
Story byPanna Rittikrai
StarringNathan Jones
Sasisa Jindamanee
Nawarat Techarathanaprasert
Distributed bySahamongkol Film International
Release date
  • 5 June 2008 (2008-06-05)
Running time
101 minutes

Cast edit

  • Nathan Jones as Barney Emerald
  • Sasisa Jindamanee as Dokya
  • Nawarat Techarathanaprasert as Katen
  • Dan Chupong as Lieutenant Pong
  • Kessarin Ektawatkul as Papaya Vendor
  • Conan Stevens as Jojo
  • Philip Hersh as Sports Announcer (Voice)
  • Chatchapol Kulsiriwutichai as Passport Fraud Gang
  • Sarawut Komsorn as Passport Fraud Gang
  • Tanavit Wongsuwan as Passport Fraud Gang

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