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'The Legend of Suriyothai'

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'The Legend of Suriyothai'

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The new film The Legend of Suriyothai is based on the true story of the 16th-century Thai queen Suriyothai. The Thai monarchy wanted to make a film that reflected more accurately Thailand's history than a movie like Anna and the King. NPR's Lynn Neary reports.