Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives Spirit, animal, and human worlds coexist in dreamy harmony in this ( Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives ) remarkable drama, winner of… Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives Spirit, animal, and human worlds coexist in dreamy harmony in this ( Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives ) remarkable drama, winner of… 2011-03-02 PT114M Drama Foreign Language Thanapat Saisaymar Sakda Kaewbuadee Matthieu Ly Strand Releasing
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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2011)

Sakda Kaewbuadee, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives | MYTHICAL WORLDS Natthakarn Aphaiwonk and Sakda Kaewbuadee in Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
MYTHICAL WORLDS Natthakarn Aphaiwonk and Sakda Kaewbuadee in Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
EW's GRADE
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Details Limited Release: Mar 02, 2011; Length: 114 Minutes; Genres: Drama, Foreign Language; With: Thanapat Saisaymar; Distributor: Strand Releasing

Spirit, animal, and human worlds coexist in dreamy harmony in this (Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives) remarkable drama, winner of the 2010 Cannes Palme d'Or. The latest film from groundbreaking Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Tropical Malady) features Thanapat Saisaymar as Boonmee, who, nearing the end of his life, calmly waits for death in the lush countryside. Magical visitors include the ghost of his late wife, the spirit of his dead son (returned as a giant monkey with glowing red eyes), and a seductive catfish. A–

Originally posted Mar 02, 2011 Published in issue #1145 Mar 11, 2011 Order article reprints
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