This merry farce depicts a satirical view of the French society: Twelve years old Zazie has to stay two days with her relatives in Paris, so that her mother can spend some time with her ... See full summary »
A man wakes up alone in a brightly illuminated white room with no windows or doors. When he presses a mysteriously phallic protuberance that appears on one wall, a pink toothbrush ... See full summary »
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. Written by
Inspired by the book "A Man Who Can Recall Past Lives" by Phra Sripariyattiweti of Sang Arun Forest Monastery, Khon Kaen. Published in August 23, 1983. See more »
The first time a ghost appears, during dinner, the nephew passes the ghost a glass of water. You can see the ghost image superimposed over the nephew's arm when he places the glass of water on the table. See more »
Written, Produced, and Vocals by Jettamon Malayota (as Jettamont Malayoda)
Mixed Down and Mastered by Penguin Villa and Vannareut Pongprayoon
at Smallroom Publishing Rights and Copyright: Smallroom Co., Ltd. See more »
Uncle Boonmee Who Can't Recall Where They Put The Plot
This is the first review I have written for IMDb and I felt compelled to do so after seeing this particular movie. I'm an expat living in Thailand with my Thai wife. I consider myself to be fairly open minded towards films that might be considered different and which might not appeal to a broader audience, whereas my wife typically prefers to stick with films that are popular with the masses. That said, my wife and I were curious about a Thai made film which had won a prestigious award from the Cannes Film Festival. Unfortunately, we were both quite disappointed in the film, which seemed to wander from scene to scene with little cohesion. In particular, the closing scene left us wondering what that was all about. I agree with the reviewers who wonder what the Cannes judges were thinking when they gave this film the top award. The director succeeded in making a very unique film, although I am not sure why it would appeal to anyone.
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