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Uncle Boonmee

The best films of 2011 - so far

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.10.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

So - if the movie year had ended June 30 and we had to choose the best films of 2011 from the releases that hit American screens since Jan. 1, which o...

Matt Sledge

Thai Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul On 'Primitive' Show | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.19.2011 | New York

Apichatpong Weerasethakul's films have never given up their meanings easily. His latest, "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives," won the Palme ...

Interview With Winner of Cannes Festival: Thai Director Weerasethakul Speaks About Reincarnation

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

I met with Weerasethakul, director of Uncle Boonmee, the #2 prizewinning film at Cannes. A man as peaceful and articulate as the movie, he laughed when I asked him to explain his film.

Tim Burton Announces Palme d'Or Winner at Cannes: Thai Film Uncle Boonmee

Karin Badt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karin Badt

Uncle Boonmee quietly took Cannes by surprise for its evocative story of a dying man who experiences his past lives, including one as a buffalo in a jungle and another as a catfish.