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DVD: Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

DVD: Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Palme d’Or winner is a serene and beguiling spiritual journey

Ghost world: Apichatpong Weerasethakul's 'Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives'New Wave Films

The unexpected winner of the Cannes Film Festival’s 2010 Palme d’Or is a triumphant foray into the fantastical. Strange and surprising, yet serenely measured, Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s sixth feature tells the story of the final days of Thai farmer Boonmee (Thanapat Saisaymar), and alludes to the continuation of his life, albeit in another host.

Rather than announcing its considerable achievements from the rooftop, it whispers them softly in your ear

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