FILM DIRECTOR

Pen-Ek Ratanaruang

1962 - Today

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Pen-ek Ratanaruang (Thai: เป็นเอก รัตนเรือง; RTGS: Pen-ek Rattanarueang; born 8 March 1962, Bangkok, Thailand) is a Thai film director and screenwriter. He is best known for his arthouse work, Last Life in the Universe, and is considered to be one of Thai cinema's leading "new wave" auteurs, alongside Wisit Sasanatieng and Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pen-Ek Ratanaruang has received more than 45,755 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Pen-Ek Ratanaruang is the 1,337th most popular film director, the 80th most popular biography from Thailand and the 2nd most popular Thai Film Director.

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  • 46k

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  • 16

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  • 4.82

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  • 1.87

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Among FILM DIRECTORS

Among film directors, Pen-Ek Ratanaruang ranks 1,337 out of 1,580Before him are Jason Reitman, Don Coscarelli, Alex Kendrick, Scott Cooper, Gianfranco Rosi, and Diao Yinan. After him are Chris Sanders, Lowell Thomas, Caroline Link, Tapan Sinha, Terry Zwigoff, and Ari Aster.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1962, Pen-Ek Ratanaruang ranks 423Before him are Will Kymlicka, Sabine Busch, Jennifer Rubin, Teri Weigel, Jáchym Topol, and Andrei Zygmantovich. After him are Chris Sanders, DJ Hell, Joan Carreras i Goicoechea, Justin Cronin, Sergio Casal, and Brenda Chapman.

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In Thailand

Among people born in Thailand, Pen-Ek Ratanaruang ranks 80 out of 137Before him are Aed Carabao (1954), Suthep Thaugsuban (1949), Kiatisuk Senamuang (1973), Paradorn Srichaphan (1979), Sayan Sanya (1953), and Yodrak Salakjai (1956). After him are Siriporn Ampaipong (1964), Sudarat Keyuraphan (1961), Mario Maurer (1988), Piyapong Pue-on (1962), Teerasil Dangda (1988), and Chalermpol Malakham (1962).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In Thailand

Among film directors born in Thailand, Pen-Ek Ratanaruang ranks 2Before him are Apichatpong Weerasethakul (1970).

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