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'Cemetery of Splendour' Wins Asia Pacific Screen Awards Trophy

“Cemetery of Splendour,” by Thailand’s auteur champion Apichatpong Weerasethakul, was named as the best film at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

The film is a dreamy rumination on matters political and personal. 535 more words


Cemetery of Splendour

(Dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Thailand, 2015)

Wide-Eyed Wonder

Given the number of stories that exist somewhere between varying states of consciousness in his growing body of work, it seemed only a matter of time before filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul confronted the complexities of sleep outright. 1,063 more words


"Cemetery of Splendor": Taking the big sleep in enchanting Thai film

“Cemetery of Splendor” has its Madison premiere on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, 227 State St. Free for non-members, $7 for all others. 499 more words

Movie Review

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)

In many ways, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives is a modern folk tale. Much of the plot of the film feels like a story you would hear for the first time around a campfire, told orally, passed down from one generation to the next. 422 more words


Collaged Empathy in Mysterious Object at Noon

Description: Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s debut feature Mysterious Object at Noon (2000) transcends all genre categorizations, creating a completely unique hybrid mixing medias and styles.

Text: Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s  261 more words


Thoughts on LFF 2015: Arabian Nights

The BFI London Film Festival ran from 7-18 October, opening with Sarah Gavron’s Suffragette and closing with Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs. Whilst there, I caught neither of these (natch), but did see a host of other new films, most of which had been around the festival circuit for a while but were making their UK debut in the English capital. 755 more words