Zee Oui: Cannibal (2004) Notorious Thai Child Killer
tuberculosis victim finds relief by eating the hearts of children!
Thai title ZEE OUI: MNUS'Y KINKHN [Zee Oui: The Cannibal]
also known as MAN-EATER
director: Nida Sudasna and Buranee Rachiabun
starring: Duan Long · Chatchai Plengpanch · Anuvwat Niwartwong
Oui is a young man who leaves his Chinese home for Thailand in hopes
of finding a better life. However, things do not turn out well for him.
He is bullied and humiliated by everyone around him. Zee Oui is not
a well man, neither mentally nor physically. He is in the final throes
of tuberculosis and unable to work or eat.
also is a strong believer in homeopathic medicine. Unfortunately, the
secret holistic Chinese cure for tuberculosis is consuming the warm
heart from a small child.
controversial story is based on true events when Li Hui Huang (or Zee-Oui
as he was 're-named' by Thai customs officials) relocated from China
to Thailand in 1946. The poignant yet shocking movie was helmed by two
sisters, Nida Sudasna and Buranee Rachiabun. They are successful directors
in television commercial advertising. This is their only motion picture.
Thai film with English subtitles; widescreen (16:9), uncut (86 minutes)
in DVD encoded for REGION ONE NTSC, playable on any American DVD machine;
Extras include theatrical trailer.
Recommended for Mature Audiences.