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'Legend of Suriyothai' Films Life of Thai Queen

The Legend of Suriyothai is based on the true story of the 16th century Thai queen Suriyothai. The movie comes to the United States under the auspices of legendary filmmaker Francis Ford Coppola. Los Angeles Times and Morning Edition film critic Kenneth Turan offers a review.

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Kenneth Turan is the film critic for the Los Angeles Times and NPR's Morning Edition, as well as the director of the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes. He has been a staff writer for the Washington Post and TV Guide, and served as the Times' book review editor.
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