Conhecido(a) por: Directing · Nascimento: 1970-07-16
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Apichatpong Weerasethakul, (Banguecoque, 16 de julho de 1970) é um realizador (diretor de cinema) do cinema independente tailandês. Criado em Khon Kaen, no nordeste da Tailândia, é licenciado em arquitetura pela Universidade de Khon Kaen e obteve um mestrado em Belas Artes na School of the Art Institute de Chicago. Em 1999 fundou Kick the Machine, uma companhia que se dedica ao fomento do cinema experimental e independente. O seu filme Lung Boonmee raluek chat (em inglês Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, que quer dizer O Tio Boonmee, que Recorda as Suas Vidas Passadas) foi galardoado com a Palma de Ouro do Festival de Cinema de Cannes de 2010.
Filmes e Séries de TV
Six authorities of cinema describe their approach to transcendence, mysticism, spirituality and life after dead.
A woman lies awake at night. Nearby, a set of theatre backdrops unspools itself, unveiling two alternate landscapes. Upon the woman’s blue sheet, a flicker of light reflects and illuminates her realm ...
A.W. A Portrait of Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Canadian actor and filmmaker Connor Jessup (Closet Monster, Falling Skies) profiles Apichatpong Weerasethakul, a maverick of Thai cinema who explores the slippery nature of time and consciousness wit...
Dez anos Tailândia
Memoria, Boy at Sea
The work is part of the Memoria Project, the first major series of work that is set outside of Weerasethakul’s home country. Given his affinity for the Amazon, of which Thai jungle tales were original...
A short for his website, Kickthemachine
The first railway line in Thailand was inaugurated in 1893 – a sign of progress and prosperity. Shot over eight years on every active line of the country’s railway system, this wondrous documentary of...
async - first light
A collaboration between Apichatpong and Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto from his album “async”. The people falling asleep in this film are all his friends, he sent cameras to friends and asked them...
ABLAZE premiered at the 27th Singapore Film Festival, November 24, 2016
Invisibility displays Weerasethakul’s continued interest in the issue of perception and memory. The installation takes threads from his recent films, Cemetery of Splendor and Fever Room, both of which...
For a Fiery Monkey Year.
Art Through Our Eyes
Five award-winning ASEAN film directors celebrate Southeast Asian art through this collection of short films. As an omnibus of short films, is inspired by the art collection found at the National Gall...
"Fever Room" features Jenjira (Jen) and Banlop (Itt), two of Apichatpong’s regular actors who also appear in his film, "Cemetery of Splendour". Like the film, this projection-performance presents the ...
The clouds descend onto a village and engulf it for a day. They touch the roof tiles, the beds, the chairs, the carpets, the grass, and the bodies, infecting everything with the fever of white stupor....
Sonhos, viagens, lugares, pessoas.
Cemitério do Esplendor
Soldados com uma misteriosa doença do sono são transferidos para um hospital provisório instalado em uma antiga escola abandonada. Jenjira torna-se voluntária para tratar de Itt, um belo soldado que n...
The original footage in Father was shot in 2003 by Weerasethakul’s brother when their father was undergoing kidney dialysis. Forever stuck in his memory, the artist reuses the footage here as well as ...
Weerasethakul's contribution to an omnibus production exploring analogies between football and everyday life. The project was created by Mexican film director Daniel Gruener and originally broadcast d...
Football seen through the eyes of some of the best directors of the world.
This film depicts Bunleua Sulilat’s temple/sculpture garden 'Sala Keoku', located in northern Thailand. Passages of blackness sporadically dissolve under the fitful internal illumination of sparklers,...
Single-channel video installation, digital
Blue Propeller is made to be shown with One Water. The fingernails were painted the color of the sky and the sea. But the sky was grey. The nail color instead matched the plane engine’s blue.
Venice 70: Future Reloaded
Feito para o 70º aniversário do Festival de Cinema de Veneza, setenta cineastas fizeram um curta-metragem de 60 a 90 segundos sobre sua interpretação do futuro do cinema.
“The age of dejection.” This is how Director Lee Chatametikool remembers Thailand in 1997. Concrete Cloud is a film that tells us about the young men who survived an era of financial crisis. Mutt, who...
Tilda Swinton, a British actress and friend of Weerasethkul, organized Film on the Rocks, a film festival in the Maldives where she invited the artist to take part in the project. While he was with he...
A short film made for "Venezia 70 - Future Reloaded."
Cactus River is a diary of the time Apichatpong Weerasethakul visited a newlywed couple near the Mekong River.
In collaboration with Lomo, an Austrian camera company, and Mubi, a global film website, Weerasethakul was invited to make a work to launch the new LomoKino, a portable motion picture camera. Ashes ju...
Shifting between fact and fiction in a hotel situated along the Mekong River, a filmmaker rehearses a movie expressing the bonds between a vampire-like mother and daughter...
Tony Rayns, the Not-So-Distant Observer
Prominent film critic Tony Rayns has long been a supporter of Korean cinema. This film illustrates Rayns’ affection for Korean cinema through interviews of Korean cineastes that have a special affinit...
Created in celebration of the three-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, this short essay centres on a monologue delivered by a reincarnation of the philosopher in twenty-first...
Trailer for CinDi
The official trailer for the 2011 CinDi FIlm Festival. An intimate choreography blurs the boundaries between stage curtain and screen.
Made for 3.11 A Sense of Home Films project, organised by the Nara IFF Organising Committee.
a film by Apichatpong Weerasethakul
3.11 A Sense of Home
Um tributo às vítimas do terremoto Sismo que atingiu o japão no dia onze de março de 2011, onde mais de quinze mil pessoas morreram. Cada diretor convidado elaborou um curta-metragem de três minutos e...
A Letter to Uncle Boonmee
A filmmaker captures images that characterize the violence and repression as well as the hope of rebirth and remembrance in northeastern Thailand.
Phantoms of Nabua
A fluorescent tube illuminates an empty playground in the evening. Nearby a flash of light is projected on a makeshift screen. This outdoor movie is a portrait of a village repeatedly struck by lightn...
Stories on Human Rights
20 short films about human rights.
The Palace (Pipittan Tee Taipei)
There is a room at a Palace Museum that is filled with spirits. It accommodates countless of memories spanning several centuries. The room has observed the artifacts, the faces, the sounds, and the mo...
A film crew go in search of Nok Phii - a rare bird which feeds on the blood of other creatures.
A joyful shot recorded by Weerasethakul himself and two young men who become acquainted by filming each other in the back of a moving pickup truck. Though seemingly playful, the short film is a subtle...
Prosperity for 2008
Made to celebrate the new year. A single firework travelling through the night sky.
TEEM Nov 20, 9:53 min. TEEM Nov 21, 22:38 min. TEEM Nov 22, 27:31 min. Each projection in this work is a daily morning portrait of Teem, the artist’s partner. As winter approached in late 2007, Tee...
Made for 'Short Films for the King Bhumibol Adulyadej's 80th Birthday', 2007.
A group of people is in a boat traveling along Mekong River that stretches along the Thai-Laos border. They are running against the wind, anticipating a farewell. In the middle of the river, the lady ...
My Mother’s Garden
Glistening objects from a jewelry collection inspired by carnivorous plants are transformed into a colourful sea of garden creatures through hand-drawn animations of roots, insects and various other o...
Síndromes e um Século
In The Pilgrim Kamanita, a Buddhist novel written in 1906 by the Danish writer Karl Gjellerup, the protagonists are reborn as two stars and take centuries to recite their stories to each other, until ...
The State of the World
An omnibus project examining, well, the state of the world.
One of three films commissioned by the Jeonju International Film Festival in 2005. A couple escaped their family to look for a spiritual tree in the jungle. There is a song at night, a song that spok...
Ghost of Asia
Taking the recent tsunami in Asia as its starting point, the filmmakers have used the idea of a ghost seen wandering along the rocky coastline of a Thai island and, in a life-affirming gesture, they h...
The Adventures of Iron Pussy
A transvestite secret agent is sent on a mission to the Thai countryside.
O relacionamento apaixonado entre dois homens com consequências incomuns. O filme é dividido em duas partes. A primeira metade registra a modesta atração entre dois homens na paisagem ensolarada e rel...
Malee and the Boy
The subject is a 10 year-old boy who is in charge of the microphone. He roams to places around Bangkok to gather sounds for the video. The sound indicates the direction he headed during the filming an...
Windows is Weerasethakul’s first work in video. It is an improvisational piece using little physical movement to capture the “natural phenomena” occurring between the video camera, television screen...
Like the Relentless Fury of the Pounding Waves
A short documentary by Apichatpong Weerasethakul about lives connected by radio.
0116643225059 is an early experimental film by Weerasethakul made during his time at SAIC. The work is about a long-distance telephone conversation between the filmmaker and his beloved mother in Khon...