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AFP: Acclaimed filmmaker new target of Thai censors

By Indiewire | Indiewire May 8, 2007 at 10:44AM

A critically acclaimed film by Thailand's darling of the international festival circuit has become the latest lightning rod in a growing debate over censorship by the country's military government. "Syndromes and a Century" by director Apichatpong Weerasethakul recounts memories of his childhood and his parents, who were doctors at a rural Thai hospital. Sam Reeves reports.
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A critically acclaimed film by Thailand's darling of the international festival circuit has become the latest lightning rod in a growing debate over censorship by the country's military government. "Syndromes and a Century" by director Apichatpong Weerasethakul recounts memories of his childhood and his parents, who were doctors at a rural Thai hospital. Sam Reeves reports.







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