Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
aka Loong Boonmee raleuk chat
Reviewed in September 2010
Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul. Cast: Sakda Kaewbuadee, Jenjira Pongpas, Thanapat Saisaymar, Natthakarn Aphaiwonk, Samud Kugasang, Geerasak Kulhong, Wallapa Mongkolprasert, Kanokporn Thongaram. Screenplay: Apichatpong Weerasethakul (inspired by the book A Man Who Can Recall Past Lives by Phra Sripariyattiweti).
Twitter Capsule: Offhand return of dead sister-wife a great moment, anchors swell first half, but film grows desultory, even hollow

Photo © 2010 Illuminations Films/Kick the Machine
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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