Legend of Suriyothai, The

A FILM BY Chatrichalerm Yukol

Huge, sprawling, and utterly absorbing.""""
-Stephen Hunter, Washington Post
Visually ravishing and full of double-crosses and nefarious plots worthy of Shakespeare.""""
-Eric Harrison, Houston Chronicle
A film that is stunning to watch.""""
-Ray Conlogue, The Globe and Mail


A story of intrigue, romance and war set in a dramatic period of Thailand’s history, The Legend of Suriyothai is based on actual events in the 16th century. At a time of calm, the neighbouring kingdom of Burma threatens to unsettle the peace. Filmed in an epic style with lavish and spectacular locations, an actual cast of thousands drama, intrigue, a colossal battle and the ascension of a beautiful princess (Suriyiothai) to Queen, and from mortal to legend, this splendid chronicle is a veritable feat of a movie.

Original Languages: Thai
Genre: Drama, World Cinema
Running Time: 142 min.
Year: 2001


Chatchai Plengpanich
Johnny Anfone
M.L. Piyapas Bhirombhakdi
Sarunyu Wongkrachang
Chatrichalerm Yukol