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Cemetery Of Splendour

Cemetery Of Splendour
  • 2015
  • Thailand
  • 122 min
  • Directed by: Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  • Cast: Jenjira Pongpas, Banlop Lomnoi, Jarinpattra Rueangram
  • Language: Thai
  • UK release: 17 June 2016

When a group of soldiers come down with a mysterious sleeping sickness, hospital volunteer Jenjira (Pongpas) teams up with young medium Keng (Rueangram) to try to find the cause. Poetic meditation on Thai history, deceptively serene and hpynotic with moments of dry humour.

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Cemetery of Splendour

13 Jun 20164 stars

Apichatpong Weerasethakul ruminates on Thailand in his most accessible film to date

History is everywhere in a typically cryptic and melancholy tale from director Apichatpong Weerasethakul that may still be his most accessible work to date. It is layered through the memories and experiences of the central characters but it is also in…

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