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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

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Original title
Lung Boonmee raluek chat (Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives)
Running time
113 min.
Thailand Thailand
Apichatpong Weerasethakul
Yukontorn Mingmongkon, Charin Pengpanich, Sayombhu Mukdeeprom
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Co-production Thailand-Spain-Germany-UK-France; Anna Sanders Films / Eddie Saeta S.A. / Illuminations Films / Kick the Machine
Fantasy. Drama | Supernatural. Surrealism. Family Relationships
Synopsis / Plot
Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle 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...
2010: Cannes Film Festival: Palme d´Or (Golden Palm)
2010: Independent Spirit Awards: Nominee Best Foreign Film
2011: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
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