Saturday, February 3, 2007

The Economist's slight Jab against Thailand

Royal gala performances

Re: King Naresuan

The army and the monarchy are box-office moneyspinners

IF THE secret of success in the cinema is to anticipate the popular mood, Thailand's film industry should be feeling pretty chuffed. It seems to have foreseen, even before last September's royally endorsed military coup, that the army and the monarchy were about to move into the centre of the action.

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