Banjong Pisanthanakun

Banjong Pisanthanakun (Thai: บรรจง ปิสัญธนะกูล) is Thai filmmaker and screenwriter. With Parkpoom Wongpoom, he co-directed and co-wrote the hit 2004 Thai horror film, Shutter, and the 2007 horror film, Alone.

Shutter (2004)

A young photographer Thun and his girlfriend Jane discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after fleeing the scene of an accident. As they investigate the phenomenon, they find other photographs contain similar supernatural images, that Thun's best friends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun  •  Parkpoom Wongpoom
CAST:  Ananda Everingham  •  Natthaweeranuch Thongmee  •  Achita Sikamana  •  Unnop Chanpaibool

A young photographer Thun and his girlfriend Jane discover mysterious shadows in their photographs after fleeing the scene of an accident. As they investigate the phenomenon, they find other photographs contain similar supernatural images, that Thun's best friends ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun  •  Parkpoom Wongpoom
CAST:  Ananda Everingham  •  Natthaweeranuch Thongmee  •  Achita Sikamana  •  Unnop Chanpaibool

Hello Stranger (2010)

During the Songkran festival, two strangers who had never met before end up going home together, perhaps finding love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun
CAST:  Chantavit Dhanasevi  •  Nuengthida Sophon  •  Pongsatorn Jongwilak  •  Nattapong Chartpong

During the Songkran festival, two strangers who had never met before end up going home together, perhaps finding love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun
CAST:  Chantavit Dhanasevi  •  Nuengthida Sophon  •  Pongsatorn Jongwilak  •  Nattapong Chartpong

Pee Mak (2013)

Mak's friends just want to protect him, but his wife Nak won't let a small thing like her own death get in the way of true love in this horror-comedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun
CAST:  Davika Hoorne  •  Kantaphat Phoemphunphatsuk  •  Nattapong Chartpong  •  Pongsatorn Jongwilak

Mak's friends just want to protect him, but his wife Nak won't let a small thing like her own death get in the way of true love in this horror-comedy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun
CAST:  Davika Hoorne  •  Kantaphat Phoemphunphatsuk  •  Nattapong Chartpong  •  Pongsatorn Jongwilak

The ABCs of Death (2013)

An ambitious anthology film featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world's leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children's educational ABC books, the film comprises 26 individual chapters, each helmed by a different director ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ti West  •  Adrián García Bogliano  •  Timo Tjahjanto  •  Adam Wingard  •  Noboru Iguchi  •  Hélène Cattet  •  Bruno Forzani  •  Ben Wheatley  •  Jason Eisener  •  Yudai Yamaguchi  •  Andrew Traucki  •  Nacho Vigalondo  •  Xavier Gens  •  Jorge Michel Grau  •  Ernesto Díaz Espinoza  •  Lee Hardcastle  •  Angela Bettis  •  Thomas Cappelen Malling  •  Yoshihiro Nishimura  •  Banjong Pisanthanakun  •  Simon Rumley  •  Marcel Sarmiento  •  Jon Schnepp  •  Srđan Spasojević  •  Jake West  •  Kaare Andrews  •  Anders Morgenthaler
CAST:  Ingrid Bolsø Berdal  •  Erik Audé  •  Iván González  •  Kyra Zagorsky

An ambitious anthology film featuring segments directed by over two dozen of the world's leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children's educational ABC books, the film comprises 26 individual chapters, each helmed by a different director ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ti West  •  Adrián García Bogliano  •  Timo Tjahjanto  •  Adam Wingard  •  Noboru Iguchi  •  Hélène Cattet  •  Bruno Forzani  •  Ben Wheatley  •  Jason Eisener  •  Yudai Yamaguchi  •  Andrew Traucki  •  Nacho Vigalondo  •  Xavier Gens  •  Jorge Michel Grau  •  Ernesto Díaz Espinoza  •  Lee Hardcastle  •  Angela Bettis  •  Thomas Cappelen Malling  •  Yoshihiro Nishimura  •  Banjong Pisanthanakun  •  Simon Rumley  •  Marcel Sarmiento  •  Jon Schnepp  •  Srđan Spasojević  •  Jake West  •  Kaare Andrews  •  Anders Morgenthaler
CAST:  Ingrid Bolsø Berdal  •  Erik Audé  •  Iván González  •  Kyra Zagorsky

Phobia 2 (2009)

An anthology of five macabre short stories about hungry ghosts, comatose brain dead, a group of bright-eyed actors, an unscrupulous car salesman, and careless backpack tourists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun  •  Songyos Sugmakanan  •  Parkpoom Wongpoom  •  Visute Poolvoralaks  •  Paween Purijitpanya
CAST:  Nattapong Chartpong  •  Worrawech Danuwong  •  Chumphorn Thepphithak  •  Marsha Vadhanapanich

An anthology of five macabre short stories about hungry ghosts, comatose brain dead, a group of bright-eyed actors, an unscrupulous car salesman, and careless backpack tourists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun  •  Songyos Sugmakanan  •  Parkpoom Wongpoom  •  Visute Poolvoralaks  •  Paween Purijitpanya
CAST:  Nattapong Chartpong  •  Worrawech Danuwong  •  Chumphorn Thepphithak  •  Marsha Vadhanapanich

4bia (2008)

Four horror tales revolve around an accident victim, a bullied youth, ghost stories and a deceased princess.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun  •  Parkpoom Wongpoom  •  Yongyoot Thongkongtoon  •  Paween Purijitpanya
CAST:  Maneerat Kham-uan  •  Witawat Singlampong  •  Nattapong Chartpong  •  Apinya Sakuljaroensuk

Four horror tales revolve around an accident victim, a bullied youth, ghost stories and a deceased princess.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun  •  Parkpoom Wongpoom  •  Yongyoot Thongkongtoon  •  Paween Purijitpanya
CAST:  Maneerat Kham-uan  •  Witawat Singlampong  •  Nattapong Chartpong  •  Apinya Sakuljaroensuk

Heart Attack (2015)

A hard-worker freelancer who falls in love with a doctor. While his life is getting worse every second. He must find the way to release his life to the beyond of everything.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit
CAST:  Sunny Suwanmethanon  •  Davika Hoorne  •  Violette Wautier  •  Nottapon Boonprakob

A hard-worker freelancer who falls in love with a doctor. While his life is getting worse every second. He must find the way to release his life to the beyond of everything.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit
CAST:  Sunny Suwanmethanon  •  Davika Hoorne  •  Violette Wautier  •  Nottapon Boonprakob

The Master (2014)

A Thai documentary about 'Van VDO' the VHS shop in 1990s. The shop established the independent cinema scene for Thai audience by selling VHS of American, European, and Asian indie films. However, all of them are pirate and illegal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit
CAST:  Pen-Ek Ratanaruang  •  Kongdej Jaturanrasmee  •  Banjong Pisanthanakun  •  Songyos Sugmakanan

A Thai documentary about 'Van VDO' the VHS shop in 1990s. The shop established the independent cinema scene for Thai audience by selling VHS of American, European, and Asian indie films. However, all of them are pirate and illegal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit
CAST:  Pen-Ek Ratanaruang  •  Kongdej Jaturanrasmee  •  Banjong Pisanthanakun  •  Songyos Sugmakanan

The Bedside Detective (2007)

An apprentice private detective is hired to gather evidence of a wealthy man's infidelity but falls in love with his target's adorable girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Komgrit Triwimol
CAST:  Sunny Suwanmethanon  •  Pattarasaya Kreuasuwansri  •  Panissara Arayaskul  •  Chaleumpol Tikumpornteerawong

An apprentice private detective is hired to gather evidence of a wealthy man's infidelity but falls in love with his target's adorable girlfriend.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Komgrit Triwimol
CAST:  Sunny Suwanmethanon  •  Pattarasaya Kreuasuwansri  •  Panissara Arayaskul  •  Chaleumpol Tikumpornteerawong

Alone (2007)

When Pim and Ploy, twins conjoined at the stomach, are separated, the operation leaves Pim the surviving sister, haunted by Ploy's vengeful ghost.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun  •  Parkpoom Wongpoom
CAST:  Marsha Vadhanapanich  •  Vittaya Wasukraipaisan  •  Ratchanoo Bunchootwong  •  Hatairat Egereff

When Pim and Ploy, twins conjoined at the stomach, are separated, the operation leaves Pim the surviving sister, haunted by Ploy's vengeful ghost.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun  •  Parkpoom Wongpoom
CAST:  Marsha Vadhanapanich  •  Vittaya Wasukraipaisan  •  Ratchanoo Bunchootwong  •  Hatairat Egereff

One Day (2016)

A woman suffers from a rare form of temporary amnesia, lasting for a day. Her shy colleague, who is secretly in love with her, tells her that they are a couple in order to experience being with her for just one day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun
CAST:  Chantavit Dhanasevi  •  Theerapat Sajakul  •  Prim Bulakul  •  Nittha Jirayungyurn

A woman suffers from a rare form of temporary amnesia, lasting for a day. Her shy colleague, who is secretly in love with her, tells her that they are a couple in order to experience being with her for just one day.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun
CAST:  Chantavit Dhanasevi  •  Theerapat Sajakul  •  Prim Bulakul  •  Nittha Jirayungyurn

The Medium (2021)

A horrifying story of a shaman’s inheritance in the Isan region of Thailand. But the goddess that appears to have taken possession of a family member turns out not to be as benevolent as it first appears.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun
CAST:  Narilya Gulmongkolpech  •  Sawanee Utoomma  •  Sirani Yankittikan  •  Yasaka Chaisorn

A horrifying story of a shaman’s inheritance in the Isan region of Thailand. But the goddess that appears to have taken possession of a family member turns out not to be as benevolent as it first appears.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun
CAST:  Narilya Gulmongkolpech  •  Sawanee Utoomma  •  Sirani Yankittikan  •  Yasaka Chaisorn

Heartbeat (2017)

An ordinary man who can hear other people's heartbeat but his own heartbeat could not be heard, even using stethoscope until one day he met a girl who works together with him in a department store.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun
CAST:  Violette Wautier  •  Nat Kitcharit

An ordinary man who can hear other people's heartbeat but his own heartbeat could not be heard, even using stethoscope until one day he met a girl who works together with him in a department store.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Banjong Pisanthanakun
CAST:  Violette Wautier  •  Nat Kitcharit