Black screen speaks volumes about Thai censorship

Black screen speaks volumes about Thai censorship - The Nation, April 5, 2008
...To the cultural authorities, the removal of the six scenes means they have done their job and that the morality of Thai filmgoers is still intact.
...This time round he hopes the audience when seeing the silent, scratched and black frames - the longest censored scene running for seven minutes - will learn a great deal.
...The absence of picture and sound may be the best part of "Sang Sattawat" and when you really watch the silent black screen, ask yourself: "Do I deserve this version?"
Whatever your answer, the cultural authorities believe you do.

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