Directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Thailand, 2010, 113 minutes
When: Sunday, May 22nd, 2011 at 5:00 PM
Where: Asia Society
725 Park Avenue (at 70th Street), NYC
Post-screening Q&A with director
Foreign Language Film of the Year,
London Critics Circle Film Awards 2011
"A work of unostentatious beauty and uncloying sweetness."
— J. Hoberman, The Village Voice
The Blissfully Thai film series at Asia Society continues tomorrow with this extraordinary film that won the Palme d'Or award at last year's Cannes Film Festival.
Uncle Boonmee follows the final days of a man’s life. In the lush countryside, Uncle Boonmee is visited by his loved ones, including his deceased wife appearing as a ghost and his long-lost son who has taken on a non-human form. Mysterious as it is, nothing is scary in the world of Uncle Boonmee. This peaceful and poetic film meditates on the myths and secrets of the universe.
Uncle Boonmee webpage at Asia Society
Info about the complete Blissfully Thai film series here.