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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives Movie Poster
Not Rated In Theaters 03/2/2011 , 113min.
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Plot & Details

The recipient of the prized Palme d'Or at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival, director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's hypnotic drama tells the haunting story of a Thai man suffering from kidney failure who retreats to the countryside to die in the company of his loved ones. As Uncle Boonmee nears the end of his life, the spirit of his late wife returns to guide him into the unknown, and his estranged son reappears in the form of a jungle spirit. Later, the ailing man leads his family on a journey to a hilltop cave where he first came into this world.

Awards

Toronto International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Toronto International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

AFI Fest

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 AFI Fest Film Presented Nominated

Cannes Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or Won

Independent Spirit Awards

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Independent Spirit Awards Best Foreign Film Apichatpong Weerasethakul Nominated

London Film Critics Association

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 London Film Critics Association Best Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul Nominated
2010 London Film Critics Association Best Foreign Language Film Nominated

London Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2011 London Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

New York Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 New York Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

Toronto International Film Festival

Year Award CategoryCast & Crew Result
2010 Toronto International Film Festival Film Presented Nominated

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