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

Bertrand BONELLO

Bertrand BONELLO

Director
François TRUFFAUT

François TRUFFAUT

Director, Script Writer
KORE-EDA Hirokazu

KORE-EDA Hirokazu

Director, Script Writer
Jean-Pierre DARDENNE

Jean-Pierre DARDENNE

Director, Script Writer
Nicole GARCIA

Nicole GARCIA

Director
Steven SPIELBERG

Steven SPIELBERG

Director, Actor
Volker SCHLÖNDORFF

Volker SCHLÖNDORFF

Director
Youli RAIZMAN

Youli RAIZMAN

Director
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