Director Defends ‘Hitler Scene’ in Thai Junta Film


Director Defends ‘Hitler Scene’ in Thai Junta Film – KhaoSod, December 10, 2014
…”I didn’t think it would be an issue,” the director of the short film, Kulp Kaljaruek, told Khaosod after a clip of the scene went viral on the internet and attracted criticism.
“As for Hitler’s portrait, I have seen so many people using it on T-Shirts everywhere. It’s even considered a fashion. It doesn’t mean I agree with it, but I didn’t expect it to be an issue at all…”

Thailand School Propaganda Film: Israeli Embassy In Bangkok Condemns Hitler Video – IBT News, December 10, 2014
…The video has been screened in movie theaters across the country since Saturday to promote the military-backed government’s new “12 values” school curriculum. Israel’s ambassador to Thailand, Simon Roded, said he was “deeply saddened” to see Nazi symbols in an “official Thai movie…”

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