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April 6, 2019

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BNK48: Girls Don’t Cry | Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit

April 6, 2019

One baffling segment in BNK48: Girls Don’t Cry sees the Thai version of Japanese girl group AKB48’s “Koisuru Fortune Cookie”  —  one of the most popular J-pop singles released this decade  —  being regarded as a potential flop by some members of BNK48, the Thai branch of Japan’s theater-idol franchise. The cluelessness of everyone involved at this specific moment speaks to just how little this film is really interested in being a piece of promotional material for AKB. Director Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit invests little time in…

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