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031: Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

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Andrew and Omaya take a look at the award-winning film Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives from Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul

031: Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
Season 5: Contemporary Asian Filmma...

 
 
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“Ghosts aren’t attached to places, but to people, to the living.”

Welcome to Season 5! Andrew and Omaya take a look at the award-winning film Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives from Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul. This unique, meditative film asks more questions than it answers, and leads the viewer to have their own experience with it. It’s a story of life and death, ghosts, reincarnation, and family ties, and it’s tightly tied to its culture of origin. Come learn with us as we try to make sense of this beautifully confounding film.

Read the full transcript for this episode here

SEASON 5 LINEUP

Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
Cemetery of Splendor

Bong Joon-ho
The Host
Snowpiercer

Hirokazu Kore-eda
Shoplifters
The Truth

LINKS

Uncle Boonmee on Letterboxd

Roger Ebert’s review of Uncle Boonmee

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Andrew Sweatman

Andrew Sweatman

Andrew is a writer, podcaster, and film lover who wants to help people think critically about movies. He lives in central Arkansas with his wife Allison and two children, Rosie & Beau. Andrew is the Senior Editor at Arthouse Garage. Find him at ArthouseGarage.com and on Twitter and Instagram: @ArthouseGarage.

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