Monks in Movies

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Monks in Movies

Postby Bankei » Fri Feb 11, 2011 2:30 am

Here are two interesting articles on the treatment of monks in movies - mostly Thai related movies.

Monks in the movies
Whether saints or sinners, tough guys or buffoons, the men in saffron remain a staple of siamese cinema

Bangkok Post ... the-movies

Justin McDaniel
The Emotional Lives of Buddhist Monks in Modern Thai Film
Journal of Religion and Film
Vol. 14, No. 2 October 2010 ... dhist.html


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