‘Fireball’ Director Thanakorn Pongsuwan Dies at 46
Thai film maker Thanakorn Pongsuwan, best known for 2009 film “Fireball,” died on Friday.
He was 46.His death was not caused by the coronavirus outbreak, though his last rites will be affected.
Rather he died following an unsuccessful battle with cancer of the blood (lymphoma.) The news was announced by his sister Manussanun Pongsuwan, who is also his producer.Also known as “Un,” Pongsuwan was responsible for writing and directing five completed and released feature films.
His “Fake” appeared at the 2003 edition of the Vancouver International Film Festival.
Martial arts film “Fireball,” later released by Lionsgate in certain territories, played at the Far East Film Festival in Udine.At the time of his death, he was close to completing “Suppose,” which was billed as “an ordinary love story” and stars Ananda Everingham and Chayanit Chansangavej (“The Iron Mask”).In a posting on Facebook, Pongsuwan’s sister said that the current public
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