Director Sitisiri Mongkolsiri Talks About His Newest Netflix Satire, “Starvation”

Netflix’s Starvation is a movie that explores the lengths a no one will go to turn out to be a someone on this planet of effective eating in Thailand. Directed by Sitisiri ‘Dome’ Mongkolsiri and starring Chutimon ‘Aokbab’ Chuengcharoensukying and Nopachai Jayanama, Starvation charts the journey of aspiring chef Aoy as she navigates the brutal and borderline abusive mentorship of Chef Paul to ultimately turn out to be a formidable chef in her personal proper. The movie combines parts of satire and horror to create an exhilarating and thought-provoking expertise.

Mongkolsiri, who has additionally directed episodes of Woman From Nowhere and Inhuman Kiss, spoke concerning the movie’s themes and manufacturing course of in an interview with NME. Regardless of the movie’s similarities to different current productions concerning the meals trade, Mongkolsiri famous that Starvation was written two years in the past, earlier than these exhibits got here out, and that extra filmmakers might discover this topic sooner or later.

Mongkolsiri’s background in horror can be evident in Starvation, which contains themes of concern and horror with out counting on ghosts. The movie’s social commentary is strongly tied to Thailand however will resonate with worldwide audiences as nicely. Mongkolsiri emphasised the significance of analysis and studying within the movie’s manufacturing course of and praised her forged and crew for his or her dedication to understanding the artwork of effective eating.

Lastly, Mongkolsiri confirmed that she has extra tasks within the works with Netflix however remained tight-lipped about specifics. Starvation shall be out there to stream on Netflix from April 8.

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