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Good Woman of Bangkok, The

Synopsis
An intimate portrait of a reluctant Third-World prostitute, Aoi, who caters for the enthusiastic First-World clientele crowding the bars of Thailand each night. She shares details of life as a prostitute and her innermost thoughts and disillusionment. During the process of making the film Dennis O’Rourke’s relationship with Aoi progressed to friendship, then love.
Series
True Stories, Series
Language
English
Country
Australia
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 82 min.
Year of production
1991
Availability
Sale; 1999 sale: £150.00 (inclusive)
Notes
Repeat broadcast on C4 on 4/1/96.
Subjects
Anthropology
Keywords
Aboriginal peoples; Australia; cultural influences; land economics; racial violence

Credits

Director
Dennis O’Rourke
Producer
Dennis O’Rourke; Glenys Rowe
Writer
Dennis O’Rourke
Cast
Yaoealak Chonchanokun 

Production Company

Name

O’Rourke & Associates Filmmakers Pty Ltd

Sponsor

Name

Australian Film Commission

Name

Channel Four Television

Phone
071-396 4444
Address
LONDON
SW1P 2TX

Distributor

Name

Camerawork Pty Ltd

Email
camerawork@effect.net.au
Phone
+61 2 6262 5255
Fax
+61 2 6262 5266
Address
1 Lambert Street
GPO Box 199
Canberra 2601
Australia
Notes
Contact: Dennis O’Rourke

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