A woman lies awake at night. Nearby, a set of theatre backdrops unspools itself, unveiling two alternate landscapes. Upon the woman’s blue sheet, a flicker of light reflects and illuminates her realm of insomnia.
Thai master Apichatpong Weerasethakul has long been fascinated by the liminal spaces between wakefulness and dreams. Over a sleepless night in the jungle, he fashions a phantasmagorical miniature from a theatrical illusion, sparking a nebulous haze of spiritual anguish that touches the sublime.