← Back to Movies


Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Cast

Sakda Kaewbuadee, Jenjira Pongpas, Thanapat Saisaymar, Natthakarn Aphaiwonk View All


Crew

Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Director), Apichatpong Weerasethakul (Writer) View All

Release: Jun. 25th, 2010
Runtime: 1 hour, 54 minutes
Suffering from acute kidney failure, Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a non-human form. Contemplating the reasons for his illness, Boonmee treks through the jungle with his family to a mysterious hilltop cave—the birthplace of his first life.
Average Rating:

Replies Discussions

7 Movies about successful escapes from cops or past lives
I recently watched next 3 days movie with russell crowe. I really liked the escape into some remote country part in the movie where he can't be found ever. Are there movies like that ? Even the whol...
22 Man From UNCLE
EXCLUSIVE: Steven Soderbergh Taking on 'Man From U.N.C.L.E.' Originally Posted by hollywoodreporter Steven Soderbergh is in early talks to take over directing...
3 Len Lesser aka Uncle Leo RIP
Always loved him on this show, always got a laugh out of me. Will be missed. R.I.P...
12 Remake Uncle Buck?
I've been hearing rumors around Hollywood about them re-making John Hughes' Uncle Buck. For me, this would be a huge mistake because nothing can top John Candy's performance. That movie is a classi...

Post a Comment

Got something to say? Log in to comment, or register for free. It's quick, easy, and we won't spam you or anything.





Reviewed by

mark f
That scene, shot with a filter at a lush, beautiful waterfall which John Boorman would die for, moves the film into an even farther-out fantasy level and introduces a character which seems to have nothing to do with the rest of the film, unless you consider it one of Boonmee's past lives.
Sexy Celebrity
I don't wanna come off and say that this movie is pretentious or anything - because it may very well speak to a lot of people, particularly people who believe in karma, reincarnation -- even though there's practically no mention of reincarnation in this film at all.
Iroquois
As a result, the film's visual style and the characters' in-universe approach to the more bizarre elements in it come across as the film's greatest strength as it segues quite readily from supposedly unremarkable weirdness into lurid fables.


Favorited

No users have added this film to their favorites.