The story unveils the mysterious world of Club X, one of Thailand’s
most famous urban legends. Club X is a hidden community where
people from all walks of life gather to discuss their most
bizarre sexual experiences. The members include a photographer
who supplies a special service for club members, a quiet student
who runs a porn website, a porn retailer who loves to expose
himself in public, a yuppie addicted to phone sex and a psychiatrist
with a mental problem of his own. However, their activities
soon start to attract attention when a Club X members stalks
a famous actress and photographs her naked. The police send
Ja, an experienced policewoman, to investigate the Club…
naughty fantasies you horny little boys out there have about
Thailand as a sexual wonderland, they will be confirmed with
this movie. The only thing is, you need to be 18 and above
to get this VCD from the stores.
you’d never know what they are really like. The movie
is about different men in different careers and status who
come together in the name of Club X to enjoy pornographic
videos and stories. The police has a difficult time tracking
down these sickos, until one female agent decides to sacrifice
herself to play bait to the club.
like one big sexual adventure that will excite the boys? For
the first half of the movie, yes, you’d be thrilled
to see how voyeuristic these men can get just to bring pleasure
to themselves. Needless to say, some viewers, especially the
female ones, will find this offensive.
110-minute movie becomes a standard cop-chase-thief action
drama, with all the predictable “turns and twists”.
As a result, this Thai import feels a little too long not
tightly focused enough.
Thanakorn Pongsuwan knows that eye candy is important for
a movie like that, and chooses the endearing Leo Putt and
Theeradanai Suuwannahom as the leading men, and the fiery
Bongkoj Kongmalai as the poor girl who has to infiltrate Club
fair, there are a few nicely executed camera shots, which
show how far the Thai industry has progressed these few years.
Now, if only they can find a particular genre which can uniquely
identify their nationality.
don’t know about you, but the sex genre is definitely
one possible direction to explore.
by John Li