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Alfred Lee introduces us to the films of Thai independent filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul:

The movies offer the experience of floating, the levitation of E.T. and Star Wars and Thai ghost stories. He remembers a helicopter hovering over the sea, thousands of bank notes fluttering down from it like snow. Other myths hang overhead — TV costume dramas and sci-fi novels, jungle adventure books and his mother’s soap operas.

Read the whole thing here.

 

Alfred Lee introduces us to the films of Thai independent filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul:

The movies offer the experience of floating, the levitation of E.T. and Star Wars and Thai ghost stories. He remembers a helicopter hovering over the sea, thousands of bank notes fluttering down from it like snow. Other myths hang overhead — TV costume dramas and sci-fi novels, jungle adventure books and his mother’s soap operas.

Read the whole thing here.

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