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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives - A Quiet Film of Unquietness

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010) 

Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul


As straightforward as its name might be, Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Palme d’Or winning film is anything but. 663 more words


Cemetery of Splendor (2015) [Apichatpong Weerasethakul]

“Tarkovsky for me is the greatest (director), the one who invented a new language, true to the nature of film, as it captures life as a reflection, life as a dream.” 866 more words


Bangkok Boogie: The Digital Edition

We all live in an age inundated with technology. In fact, you are probably reading this post on a computer, smartphone or tablet, and not a hardcopy printout. 1,711 more words

Modern And Contemporary Asian Art

What Film Can Learn From Asia’s Rising Art Fair Circuit

The rise of art fairs and galleries in Asia could contribute to an evolution in the traditional sale and distribution of films around the region. Film and video-based works are increasingly being shown in fine art settings. 821 more words


Review: Cemetery Of Splendour

“Are you stressed out?” a doctor asks a patient in a makeshift consultation room early on in the new film from Apichatpong Weerasethakul. To this Western viewer the very idea of this question appearing in the director’s work is comical, for the Thai master has a reputation for the incredible calm of his cinema. 830 more words


สุสานกษัตริย์ [Cemetery of Splendour] (2015)


Watching Cemetery of Splendour, a feeling of bliss and peace began to wash over me. It’s a special kind of bliss that only the cinema is capable of producing, that wonderful dark room, populated with a handful of fellow travellers, and one brightly lit wall. 569 more words

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