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A Letter to Uncle Boonmee

Thailand, 2009
Short, Fantasy, Documentary


Filming in Nabua, site of a bloody 1965 battle between communist farmers and the totalitarian government, Apichatpong employs a roving, floating camera and incantatory, omniscient narration to simultaneously evoke the dangerous cycles of violence and repression.

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A Letter to Uncle Boonmee

Awards & Festivals

Toronto International Film Festival

2009 | Wavelengths 4: Une Catastrophe



Melbourne International Film Festival

2010 | Neighbourhood Watch

Dubai International Film Festival

2009 | Nominee: Short (Muhr AsiaAfrica Award)

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