Apichatpong Weerasethakul

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Cannes makes up for lost time with a thrilling auteur-packed lineup | Peter Bradshaw
After a year off, Leos Carax should have punters at each others’ throats – and Wes Anderson will boost the blood sugar

Peter Bradshaw

03, Jun, 2021 @2:09 PM

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Lost in translation: when film-makers hit the language barrier
Making films in another language is always a risk – for every Yorgos Lanthimos-style success, there’s a Wong Kar-wai disaster lurking around the corner

Caspar Salmon

24, Feb, 2020 @2:43 PM

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The 100 best films of the 21st century
Gangsters, superheroes, schoolkids, lovers, slaves, peasants, techies, Tenenbaums and freefalling astronauts – they’re all here in our countdown of cinema’s best movies since 2000

Peter Bradshaw, Cath Clarke, Andrew Pulver and Catherine Shoard

13, Sep, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Artes Mundi 8 review – engrossing works blunted by limp liberal agenda
This year’s shortlist features industrial angst, a cryptic shadow play and hypnotic images of American paranoia – but the artists are be being used as human slogans

Jonathan Jones

25, Oct, 2018 @4:19 PM

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The man with the exploding head: the director inspired by his medical condition
When acclaimed Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul discovered he had ‘exploding head syndrome’, he let the condition feed into the film about trauma and memory he was making with Tilda Swinton

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Chiang Mai

24, Oct, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Cannes film festival 2018: full list of films
The official selection has been announced for the 71st Cannes film festival running 8-19 May. Here are all the titles screening

Guardian film

19, Apr, 2018 @3:46 PM

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Ghosts in the machine: a night at the 'hotel' where films become dreams
At a pop-up guesthouse, Sleepcinemahotel, Palme d’Or winning Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul has installed beds – and a hypnotic 120-hour ‘film’ to nod off to

Giovanni Marchini Camia

02, Feb, 2018 @11:30 AM

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Whitney: Can I Be Me and Slack Bay: this week’s best films in the UK
Nick Broomfield treads a careful line between tribute and exposé in his Whitney Houston docudrama, while Juliette Binoche stars in an eccentric French farce

Steve Rose

16, Jun, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Things to Come; Cemetery of Splendour; X-Men: Apocalypse and more – review
Isabelle Huppert is outstanding in Mia Hansen-Løve’s impeccable study of midlife crisis, while Greek newcomer Sofia Exarchou makes her mark with Park

Guy Lodge

06, Nov, 2016 @8:00 AM

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Apichatpong Weerasethakul: 'My country is run by superstition'
Famous for lyrical movies featuring reincarnation and talking apes, the Thai director of Uncle Boonmee also has a political side – now he is taking on Thailand’s generals with a film about sleeping soldiers

Andrew Pulver

12, Apr, 2016 @6:00 AM

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Everything is possible – five things we learned at the Apichatpong Weerasethakul all-nighter
A retrospective celebrating the Thai director at Tate Modern, London, opened with a 14-hour screening of his films. It revealed him as a tireless creator like no other

Caspar Salmon

11, Apr, 2016 @3:47 PM

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Asia Pacific floods Brisbane with art, cinema and a 'common humanity'
A festival featuring 102 movies from 42 countries across the region brought the Asia Pacific closer to home – if only Australian audiences had been bigger

Dave Crewe

30, Nov, 2015 @10:50 PM

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