Cannes 2010: "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives", de Apichatpong Weerasethakul (fotos)
A feature film by Apichatpong Weerasethakul.
Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a non-human form. Contemplating the reasons for his illness, Boonmee treks through the jungle with his family to a mysterious hilltop cave -- the birthplace of his first life...
Uncle Boonmee who can Recall his Past Lives is the
feature film element of Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s
Primitive project, which deals with ideas of extinction
and the recollection of past lives.
Uncle Boonmee who can Recall his Past Lives (Loong Boonmee Raleuk Chaat) is produced by Kick the Machine Films, Illuminations Films, Anna Sanders Films with Eddie Saeta (SA), GFF Film-und Fernsehproduktion KG and The Match Factory.