‘Doi Boy’: Thai Romance Thriller Coming to Netflix in November 2023

Acclaimed Thai romance thriller Doi Boy is coming to Netflix in November 2023.

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Picture: Doi Boy – Anti-Archive

First shown at the 2023 Busan International Film Festival, the acclaimed Thai romance thriller, Doi Boy, is coming to Netflix in November 2023. We’ve got everything you need to know about Doi Boy, including the plot, cast, trailer, and Netflix release date.

Doi Boy is an upcoming Thai romance thriller written and directed by Nontawat Numbenchapol. There are a total of twenty credited producers, but the executive producers listed are Kaweenipon Ketprasit, Nakorn Phopairoj, Monaiya Tharasak, and Kanogwan Watchara. The Cambodian studio Anti-Archive was responsible for the production of Doi Boy.

When is Doi Boy coming to Netflix?

Thanks to the promotional material released by Netflix, we know that Doi Boy will be released exclusively on the streaming service on November 24th, 2023.

Doi Boy premiered at the Busan International Film Festival in South Korea on October 7th, 2023, where it received critical acclaim.

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A trailer for Doi Boy is available, but Netflix has yet to release its own trailer for the Thai thriller.

What is the plot of Doi Boy?

The synopsis for Doi Boy has been sourced from IMDb;

“Sorn, an ethnic Shan sex worker, copes with his bitter reality in Chiang Mai, Thailand by imagining himself in his clients ‘lives. He is drawn into a complex relationship with one client, an investigator probing a political activist, even as he tries to build a future of his own as a refugee far from home.”

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Who are the cast members of Doi Boy?

Awat Ratanapintha plays the lead role of Sorn. He previously starred in an episode of the Netflix crime drama series Girl From Nowhere. Outside of Netflix, he has starred in shows such as Hormones, and Thure.

awat ratanapintha doi boy thai romance thriller coming to netflix in november 2023

Picture: Awat Ratanapintha in Girl From Nowhere – Netflix

Arak Amornsupasiri plays the role of Ji. Doi Boy will be the Netflix debut for the Thai actor, who previously starred in horror movies such as Slice and Body.

Bhumibhat Thavornsiri plays the role of Wuth. The actor has been seen previously in two movies for Netflix, Deep, and the viral hit Hunger.

Panisara Rikulsurakan plays the role of Bee. The actress starred alongside fellow co-star Bhumibhat Thavornsiri in Deep in the role of Jane.

Ornjira Lamwilai plays the role of Som. Doi Boy is the Netflix debut for the actress, who previously starred in Thai films such as Curse of the Sun, and Devil’s Rose.

Where was Doi Boy filmed?

The Thai thriller was filmed in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

What is the runtime?

Doi Boy has a confirmed runtime of 98 minutes.

Are you going to be watching Doi Boy on Netflix? Let us know in the comments below!

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Jacob joined What's on Netflix in 2018 as a fulltime writer having worked in numerous other industries until that point. Jacob covers all things Netflix whether that's TV or movies but specializes in covering new anime and K-dramas. Resides in Norwich in the United Kingdom.