Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

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Overview

The recipient of the prized Palme d'Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's hypnotic drama tells the haunting story of a Thai man suffering from kidney failure who retreats to the countryside to die in the company of his loved ones. As Uncle Boonmee nears the end of his life, the spirit of his late wife returns to guide him into the unknown, and his estranged son reappears in the form of a jungle spirit. Later, the ailing man leads his family on a journey to a hilltop cave where ...
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Overview

The recipient of the prized Palme d'Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's hypnotic drama tells the haunting story of a Thai man suffering from kidney failure who retreats to the countryside to die in the company of his loved ones. As Uncle Boonmee nears the end of his life, the spirit of his late wife returns to guide him into the unknown, and his estranged son reappears in the form of a jungle spirit. Later, the ailing man leads his family on a journey to a hilltop cave where he first came into this world.
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Special Features

Deleted scenes ; Interview with director; Other Weerasethakul trailers; Other Strand Releasing trailers
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 7/12/2011
  • UPC: 712267301522
  • Original Release: 2010
  • Rating:

  • Source: Strand Home Video
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Time: 1:53:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 44,079

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Thanapat Saisaymar Uncle Boonmee
Jenjira Pongpas Jen
Sakda Kaewbuadee Tong
Nattakarn Aphaiwonk Huay (Boonmee's Wife)
Geerasak Kulhong Boonsong (Boonmee's Son)
Kanokporn Tongaram Roong (Jen's Friend in Hotel)
Samud Kugasang Jaai (Boonmee's Chief Worker)
Wallapa Mongkolprasert Princess
Sumit Suebsee Soldier
Vien Pimdee Farmer
Technical Credits
Apichatpong Weerasethakul Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Joslyn Barnes Associate Producer
Chatchai Chaiyont Costumes/Costume Designer
Lee Chatametikool Editor
Charles de Meaux Producer
Caroleen Feeney Associate Producer
Simon Field Producer
Hans W. Geissendoerfer Co-producer
Danny Glover Associate Producer
Keith Griffiths Producer
Akekarat Homlaor Production Designer
Sakda Kaewbuadee Casting
Akritchalerm Kalayanamitr Sound/Sound Designer
Luis Minarro Co-producer
Yukontorn Mingmongkon Cinematographer
Sayombhu Mukdeeprom Cinematographer
Charin Pengpanich Cinematographer
Yaowalak Sae-Khow Production Manager
Koichi Shimizu Score Composer, Sound/Sound Designer
Panjai Sirisuvan Casting
Holger Stern Associate Producer
Michael Weber Co-producer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
1. Opening [6:35]
2. "My Kidney Still Needs You" [9:40]
3. A Dinner With Ghosts [19:19]
4. The Landed Gentry [7:33]
5. A Result of Karma [5:31]
6. An Illusion [8:58]
7. Lord of the Water [12:38]
8. Time to Go [9:58]
9. Back to the Womb [8:15]
10. Funeral [2:29]
11. A Monk, Not a Man [6:20]
12. Credits [10:25]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
   Play Feature
   Chapters
   Bonus Features
      Interview With Apichatpong Weerasethakul
      Deleted Scenes
      Original Theatrical Trailer
      Other Weerasethakul Trailers
         Tropical Malady
         Syndromes and a Century
         Blissfully Yours
      Other Strand Releasing Trailers
         The Headless Woman
         Cameraman
         To Die Like a Man
         The Arbor
   Audio Set-up
      2.0 Stereo
      5.1 Surround Sound
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