SLR is a 2022 Thai supernatural horror film about a young photography student who comes into possession of a cursed camera. Original title: SLR: Klong tit tai
Directed by Lertsiri Boonmee and Vutichai Wongnophadol from a screenplay co-written with Nophand Boonyai and Yuttapong Peerayuttapong.
The Kongkiat Production-M Pictures production stars Korapat Kirdpan, Cherprang Areekul, Sadanont Durongkaweroj, Nophand Boonyai, Pinthip Orachorn, Duangjai Hiransri, Sarawut Kaewnamyen, Sunon Wachirawarakarn, Chaleeda Gilbert, Donruedee Jamraschai, Rutrawee Jeeradechakul, Piched Jongjaihan, Komsan Karjornpaisansuk, Yannawee Khuptawetin, Chalanthorn Menakongka and Gancharas Ongwatana.
Dan (Korapat Kirdpan), is a photography student who is given an SLR camera to use for his thesis by Professor Aim (Nophand Boonyai). However, Dan finds out that it actually is a test by the Devil, from which he has no way to escape. His only choice is to obey it or fight back…
“Thai cinematography is typically good in their own cultural movie-themed settings, ala steamy, smoky and atmospheric with the usual anticipative something monstrous is about to jump at you type of boo! Just don’t expect this anywhere near their iconic 2004 Shutter.” Akira Hideyo
Thai YouTube review [no English subtitles]:
An SLR is the acronym used for a single-lens reflex camera that typically uses a mirror and prism system (hence “reflex” from the mirror’s reflection) that permits the photographer to view through the lens and see exactly what image will be captured.