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I was recently contacted by a filmmaker whose documentary has been in production for four years, and it is still in the process of being made. 543 more words

Cemetery of Splendour (Weerasethakul, 2015)

I actually enjoyed this less than any of director Apichatpong Weersaethakul’s previous features, I don’t know if this is me growing weary of his approach or if I just wasn’t up to it the first time around, I’m happy to settle for the latter. 39 more words


Anucha Boonyawatana

Swiss film academic and film writer Natalie Böhler has published a very insightful text with the German language film magazine Film Bulletin on the role, function and history of… 294 more words

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)

Dir. Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Starring Thanapat Saisayamar, Jenjira Pongpas, Sakda Kaewbuadee

Boonmee (Saisaymar) is a man who is fairly well-off and who, by the looks of it, is faintly doomed. 1,401 more words


Our Conversation with Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Originally published in Ink 19 on Oct 31, 2016

As part of his recent week-long visit to Los Angeles sponsored by the Los Angeles Filmforum, Film at REDCAT, and CalArts Film/Video, during which he taught classes and screened his globally acclaimed features at The Cinefamily and the Aero Theatre, director Apichatpong Weerasethakul visited the Billy Wilder Theater at the UCLA Film and Television Archive to take part in a two-night complete retrospective of his rarely screened short films. 3,982 more words


Mysterious Object at Noon (ดอกฟ้าในมือมาร, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2000)

Apichatpong Weerasethakul started as he meant to go on with his debut feature, straddling the borders between art film and surrealist exercise. A cinematic riff on the classic “exquisite corpse” game, Mysterious Object at Noon (ดอกฟ้าในมือมาร, Dokfa Nai Meuman) is equal parts neorealist odyssey and commentary on the human need for constructed narrative (something which the film itself consistently rejects). 599 more words


Mysterious Object At Noon (2000) ★★★

Many people have been telling me that they would interact with this blog more often, but they have often not seen the films being reviewed, or find them too inaccessible. 601 more words