2004. France. Apichatpong Weerasethakul. 118 min.
Monday, July 6, 2009, 4:30 p.m.
2004. France. Written and directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul. With Sakda Kaewbuadee, Banlop Lomnoi, Sirivech Jareonchon, Udom Promma. A lyrical and mysterious film from maverick director Weerasethakul (Blissfully Yours and Syndromes and a Century), one of the most prominent young directors of the Thai New Wave. When a mystical love affair between a young soldier and the country boy he seduces is disrupted by the boy’s sudden disappearance, the soldier journeys alone into the heart of the Thai jungle in search of him. Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival and an Official Selection of the New York Film Festival. 118 min.