10 Years Thailand
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Festival in Media
Section: Horizons
Country: Thailand Hong Kong
Year: 2018

10 Years Thailand

95 minutes/color

 

Description:

10 Years Thailand is an omnibus film inviting four Thai directors to imagine their country a decade from now. Each contributes an episode that taken together, sound a warning about the current political situation in Thailand. Since 2014, the country has been ruled by a military dictatorship that has curbed dissent, public expression, and diversity of thought.

 

Director: Aditya Assarat, Wisit Sasanatieng, Chulayarnon Siriphol,  Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Screenplay: Wisit Sasanatieng

Cinematographer: Sarun Srisingchai, Pithai Smithsuth,  Pasit Tandaechanurat, Chatchai Suban

Editing: Kamontorn Eakwatanakij, Harin Paesongthai, Lee Chatametikool, Apichatpong Weerasethakul

 

Cast:

Boonyarit Wiangnon, Waranya Punamsap, Angkrit Ajchariyasophon, Kidakarn Chatkaewmanee, Chotiros Naksut, Jirawat Charncheaw, Tanasawan Thepsatorn, Sakda Kaewbuade, Nuntarut Sawaddikul, Banlop Lomnoi

 

Production:

Pop Pictures Co. Ltd.

Wordl sales:

Golden Scene Company Limited

 

 

 

Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Apichatpong Weerasethakul is a filmmaker and artist based in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Often non-linear, with a strong sense of dislocation, his works deal with memory, subtly addressing personal politics and social issues. They have won him widespread international recognition and numerous prizes, including a Palme d’Or from Cannes, the first for a Southeast Asian filmmaker.

Filmography:

2001 Haunted Houses

2002 Blissfully Yours

2003 The Adventures of Iron Pussy

2004 Tropical Malady

2006 Syndromes and a Century

2010 Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

2012 Mekong Hotel

2015 Cemetery of Splendor

2018 Ten Years Thailand

 

 

 

Chulayarnnon Siriphol

Chulayarnnon Siriphol is a filmmaker and visual artist. Experimenting with video installation, short film, and documentary forms, Chulayarnon captures human behavior as

both absurd and wondrous, drawn to collective myths that are blindly enforced and followed.

Filmography:

2018 Ten Years Thailand

 

 

 

Aditya Assarat

Aditya Assarat is a film director and producer. His films include Hi-So and Wonderful Town, which won the New Currents Award from Busan and Tiger Award from Rotterdam.

Filmography:

2007 Wonderful Town

2009 Sawasdee Bangkok

2010 Hi-so

2018 Ten Years Thailand

 

 

 

Wisit Sasanatieng

Wisit Sasanatieng is a film director, producer and screenwriter, best known for his debut film Tears of the Black Tiger. It was the first Thai film ever selected to be screened in Cannes.

Filmography:

2000 Tears of the Black Tiger

2004 Citizen Dog

2006 The Unseeable

2009 Sawasdee Bangkok

2010 Red Eagle

2015 Run Phee

2018 Ten Years Thailand