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Kraben Rahu

Phuttiphong Aroonpheng Thailand, 2018

Not A Sexy Vampire's rating of the film Manta Ray

If Apichatpong Weerasethakul remade Vertigo, it would look a lot like Manta Ray. Haunting, sensuous and dreamlike. Several shots stick with me: a disco light dance, the baby in the dirt, the midway forest lights. I don't know the meaning behind it, but so gorgeous. Undercurrent of homoeroticism, which I'm not complaining about, but may also be reading too much into.