Tag Archives: Wanlop Rungkumjad

Sivaroj Kongsakul – Tee-rak AKA Eternity (2010)

The sort of love story that can only be believed in Thailand. A man returns after his death to the landscape of his youth and relives the love that was meant for eternity. Even if you don’t believe in reincarnation, it’s a meditative and above all beautiful film.

It is often said that a certain film is atmospheric, but in this case it is more than apt. Eternity is atmospheric, but also poetic and philosophical, or maybe better: spiritual. Life, life after this life and memories of life flow together. Past and present go hand-in-hand like passionate lovers. Read More »

Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit – 36 (2012)

6 is the number of shots on an analogue roll of film. It’s also the number of shots in this film. Yet it’s not a strict film, but the playful quest of a young photographer for the photos that disappeared on her computer: a whole year’s worth, including one of a challenging encounter.

The title 36 refers to the roll of film in the filmmaker’s old-fashioned analogue still camera. Each roll had 36 photos and it was always a surprise to find out after it had been developed what was on the negatives. Often the photos didn’t have much to do with each other, and often he didn’t know when and why he had taken a picture. Read More »