UNCLE BOONMEE WHO CAN RECALL HIS PAST LIVES (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2010)

The son of two medical doctors at a rural clinic (see his Syndromes and a Century, 2006), young Thai writer-director Apichatpong Weerasethakul grew up feeling greater comfort than most children among the sick and the dying, and with a greater appreciation for the close connection between life and death.¬†Apichatpong prefaces the hauntingly quiet, gentle Loong […]