Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

The 40 Best Films of 2011 | 22 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.

Digital Ghost: Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul Recalls Uncle Boonmee | 3 Mar 2011 // 3:00 PM

Celebrated film director and visual artist "Thai Joe" talks to PopMatters about the cost of transmigration, hybridity and fantasy, as his Palm D'Or-winning Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives finally bows stateside after traveling the long and winding roads of the international film festival circuit.


Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives | 7 Apr 2011 // 10:00 PM

Apichatpong Weerasethakul fashions a world that is at once outlandishly imaginative and down-to-earth, asking the viewer to make a leap of faith.


The Not-Quite Lost Art of the Movie Poster | 6 Apr 2011 // 1:00 AM

With his beautiful work on Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, graphic novelist Chris Ware tries to reinvigorate the faded discipline of movie-poster art.

Life, Death, and Ghosts: Apichatpong Weerasethakul Wins at Cannes | 26 May 2010 // 11:00 PM

Directed by the fantastically named Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives won the prestigious Palme d’Or at this year’s


'Uncle Boonmee' wins the Palme d'Or | 24 May 2010 // 3:00 AM

CANNES, France — It was a great night for a guy named Joe, as Apichatpong Weerasethakul's "Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives," a film

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