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032: Cemetery of Splendor

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We take a look at another film from Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2015’s Cemetery of Splendor. This film explores a number of spiritual themes, including the nature of sleep, dreams, reincarnation and meditation, and it’s visually quite stunning as well.

032: Cemetery of Splendor
Season 5: Contemporary Asian Filmma...

 
 
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“When you’re asleep, even the bright city lights feel dull.”

In this episode, Andrew and guest Omaya Jones take a look at another film from Thai director Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2015’s Cemetery of Splendor. This film explores a number of spiritual themes, including the nature of sleep, dreams, reincarnation and meditation, and it’s visually quite stunning as well.

Read a full transcript of the 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

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Cemetery of Splendor on Letterboxd

Trailer for Cemetery of Splendor

Behind the Scenes of Cemetery of Splendor

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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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