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A Letter To Uncle Boonmee

Thailand / Germany / UK, 2009 (MIFF 2010, Neighbourhood Watch)

Director: Apichatpong Weerasethakul

“Uncle… I have been here for a while. I would like to see a movie about your life. So I proposed a project about reincarnation.”

D/S Apichatpong Weerasethakul P Simon Field, Keith Griffiths WS Animate Projects L Thai w/English subtitles TD betacamsp/2009

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