Director: Pen-ek Ratanaruang
6ixtynin9 (Ruang Talok 69) Thailand
Pen-ek Ratanaruang's second feature is a macabre black comedy that highlights his talents as a filmmaker who can successfully mix genres. Leaving both critics and audiences cheering for more, 6ixtynin9 has screened at numerous Film Festivals, including Rotterdam, Vancouver and Karlovy Vary, picking up the FIPRESCI prize at the Hong Kong Film Festival.
After losing her job due to downsizing, Tum despairs until a noodle carton chock full of cash is wrongly delivered to her door (a simple but superb visual gag explained in the title). When a pair of goons come calling, a scuffle ensues and Tum inadvertently kills them both! A bizarre chain of events is triggered and the bodies of leering