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Cemetery of Splendor (2015)

Rak ti Khon Kaen (original title)
Unrated | | Drama, Fantasy | 2 September 2015 (France)
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A group of soldiers in a small town on the Mekong River in northern Thailand are struck with a bizarre sleeping illness.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jenjira Pongpas ... Jenjira (as Jenjira Pongpas Widner)
Banlop Lomnoi ... Itt
Jarinpattra Rueangram ... Keng
Petcharat Chaiburi ... Nurse Tet
Tawatchai Buawat ... The Mediator
Sujittraporn Wongsrikeaw ... Goddess 1
Bhattaratorn Senkraigul ... Goddess 2
... Teng
Pongsadhorn Lertsukon ... Library's Director
Sasipim Piwansenee ... Cream Hostess
Apinya Unphanlam ... Singing Woman
Richard Abramson ... Richard Widner
Kammanit Sansuklerd ... Parasite Doctor
Boonyarak Bodlakorn ... Dr. Prasan
Wacharee Nagvichien ... Soldier's Wife
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Storyline

Soldiers with a mysterious sleeping sickness are transferred to a temporary clinic in a former school. The memory-filled space becomes a revelatory world for housewife and volunteer Jenjira, as she watches over Itt, a handsome soldier with no family visitors. Jen befriends young medium Keng who uses her psychic powers to help loved ones communicate with the comatose men. Doctors explore ways, including colored light therapy, to ease the mens' troubled dreams. Jen discovers Itt's cryptic notebook of strange writings and blueprint sketches. There may be a connection between the soldiers' enigmatic syndrome and the mythic ancient site that lies beneath the clinic. Magic, healing, romance and dreams are all part of Jen's tender path to a deeper awareness of herself and the world around her.

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Drama | Fantasy

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Cemetery of Splendor  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$7,780, 6 March 2016, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$51,765, 5 June 2016
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In Spain was released in 9 theaters only in subtitled version. See more »

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When Itt and Jenjira are eating dinner in the city, several bystanders are seen looking and pointing at the crew. See more »

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Sign Post: Hunger for Heaven will lead you to Hell
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Long and boring, only lasted and hour.
29 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

Don't know what the director is trying to tell. This is so monotone, tedious and boring that made me fall in a state of somnolence similar to the one his actors are suffering.

Continuous cuts to unconnected scenes, long scenes of nothing happening.

Not for me.


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