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Apichatpong Weerasethakul


Apichatpong Weerasethakul (b. 1970, Bangkok) grew up in Khon Kaen, a city in the north east of Thailand. He has a degree in Architecture from Khon Kaen University and a Master of Fine Arts in Filmmaking from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He has been making films and videos since the early 90s. He is one of the few filmmakers in ... See full bio »

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Cemetery of Splendor
(2015)
Sud sanaeha
Sud sanaeha Director
(2002)
Sud pralad
Sud pralad Director
(2004)

Filmography

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 2015 Vapour (Short)
 2014 Short Plays (segment "Thailand")
 2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded (Documentary)
 2012 Khong lang nam (Documentary short)
 2012 Sakda (Documentary short)
 2012/II Ashes (Short)
 2012 Mekong Hotel
 2011 Quattro Hongkong 2 (segment "M Hotel")
 2011 M Hotel (Short)
 2010 Empire (Short)
 2009/II Haiku (Short)
 2009 Phantoms of Nabua (Short)
 2009 A Letter to Uncle Boonmee (Short)
 2008 Morakot (Documentary short)
 2008 Sud Vikal (Short)
 2008 Stories on Human Rights (segment "Mobile Men")
 2007 Nimit (Short)
 2007 Teem (Documentary short)
 2007 O Estado do Mundo (segment "Luminous People")
 2007 My Mother's Garden (Short)
 2006 The Anthem (Short)
 2006 Sang sattawat
 2005 Ghost of Asia (Short)
 2005 Worldly Desires (Short)
 2004 Sud pralad
 2003 Nokia Short (Short)
 2002 Sud sanaeha
 2001 Masumi Is a PC Operator (Short)
 2000 Boys at Noon (Short)
 2000 Mysterious Object at Noon (Documentary)
 1999 Malee and the Boy (Short documentary)
 1999 Windows (Short)
 1998 Thirdworld (Short)
 1994 0016643225059 (Short)
 1994 Kitchen and Bedroom (Short)
 1993 Bullet (Short)
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[on the success of Loong Boonmee raleuk chat (2010)] I liked it because there were so many personal references, but I didn't think they could translate to the audience. Some of my other films I can understand why they got a reaction because there are certain things in them cinematically; but Uncle Boonmee, it's such a strange one. See more »

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Studied architecture. See more »

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The opening credits always come in several minutes into the film See more »

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Joe

Star Sign:

Cancer

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