The Protector

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Release Date: September 8, 2006

On DVD/VOD: January 16, 2007

1h 34m | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A young man named Kham (Tony Jaa) has his life turned upside down when an international mafia syndicate, based in Australia, captures his two beloved elephants and smuggles them thousands of kilometers away to Sydney. The two elephants are far more than mere animals to Kham and his father. They are part of his family and were being prepared to be presented as a token of devotion to his Majesty the King of Thailand. The only way Kham can possibly save the animals is by venturing into a foreign land for the first time.

Taking on a mafia group to rescue two elephants from a foreign country presents a huge challenge, even for a martial arts master like Kham. Despite the help of Sergeant Mark (Petchthai Wongkamlao), a Thai police Sergeant based in Australia and Pla (Bongkuch Kongmalai), a Thai girl forced into modern day slavery, the going gets tough. They must take on the ruthless gang of Madame Rose (Jing Xing), whose henchmen include Johnny (Johnny Nguyen), a Vietnamese thief and martial arts expert, and the hulking TK (Nathan Jones).

Kham has no choice but to risk his own life for the animals he loves…
Director: Prachya Pinkaew
Studio: Alliance Films
Producer(s): Prachya Pinkaew, Sukanya Wongsathapat
Cast: Tony Jaa, Petchtai Wongkamlao, Bongkuch Kongmalai, Jing Xing, Johnny Nguyen, Nathan Jones, David Asavanond
Writer(s): Prachya Pinkaew, Kongdej Jaturanrasamee

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