Director THAILAND

Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL

Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL
Biography

Thai filmmaker, Apichatpong Weerasethakul began making short film and video works before shooting the documentary Mysterious Object at Noon.
Since 1998, the filmmaker who deals with memory and socio-political issues has mounted exhibitions and installations in many countries. His art projects and feature films have won him numerous festival prizes and widespread international recognition.
At the Festival of Cannes, Blissfully yours won the prize Un Certain Regard in 2002. Tropical Malady in Competition in 2004, received the Jury's Prize.
He is currently working on two features, Primitive in Thailand and and Utopia in Canada which both focus on the extinction of knowledge, voices, and cinema.

Films presented at Cannes

10 YEARS THAILAND 2018 Special Screenings Director, Film Editor
MEKONG HOTEL 2012 Special Screenings Actor, Director, Script / Dialogue
LUNG BOONMEE RALUEK CHAT Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives 2010 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue
SUD PRALAD 2004 In Competition – Feature Films Director, Script / Dialogue
SUD SANAEHA BLISSFULLY YOURS 2002 Un Certain Regard Director, Script / Dialogue

Awards

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
LUNG BOONMEE RALUEK CHAT Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives 2010 Palme d'Or Director, Script / Dialogue
TROPICAL MALADY
SUD PRALAD 2004 Jury Prize ((tied)) Director, Script / Dialogue
BLISSFULLY YOURS
SUD SANAEHA BLISSFULLY YOURS 2002 Un Certain Regard Prize - Groupama Gan Foundation for Cinema Director, Script / Dialogue
Jury members
Member - Feature films - 2008
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Directors

Barbet SCHROEDER

Barbet SCHROEDER

Director
Bertrand BONELLO

Bertrand BONELLO

Director
Brillante MENDOZA

Brillante MENDOZA

Director
David LYNCH

David LYNCH

Director
Denis VILLENEUVE

Denis VILLENEUVE

Director, script writer
France STIGLIC

France STIGLIC

Istvan GAAL

Istvan GAAL

Director
Kantemir BALAGOV

Kantemir BALAGOV

Director
Laszlo VAJDA

Laszlo VAJDA

Director
Michel FRANCO

Michel FRANCO

Director
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