While Gaspar Noe‘s provocative, pornographic “Love” hogged the attention of the latest additions to the Cannes Film Festival lineup, cinephiles were cheered by another auteur returning to the Croisette: Apichatpong Weerasethakul. And a couple glimpses at his latest “Cemetery Of Splendour” have arrived.
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The Palme d’Or winner for “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives,” looks set to deliver another movie in that hazy space between reality, fantasy, dreams, and more. And past collaborators Jenjira Pongpas (‘Uncle Boonmee’) and Banlop Lomnoi (“Tropical Malady“) take the lead roles. Here’s the official synopsis:
Sounds like another singular work from the filmmaker. No word yet on a U.S. distributor stepping up, but the next few weeks are going to be busy with a flurry of activity. The boutique labels headed to France will certainly have this high on their list.