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Thousandth Birth

Thailand, 1992 (MIFF 1993, Thai Experimental Shorts)

Director: Nida Kanchanawetchakun, Chaiwat Lochotinant, Mana Suealek, Wilailuck Suvachittanont, Surachai Jiracharoenvongsa

Confusion in thought and experience is a con­stant of every big city in the world, caused by conflicts, struggles, beliefs, death, money and environmental degradation. Many people are able to endure and survive in this oppressive situation, but some fall, get trampled, leave. This film shows a 'civilised' city where the inhabitants need guidance in order to trans­form it into a truly good place to live instead of a false dreamland.

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