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Apichatpong Weerasethakul

edited by James Quandt

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July, 2009
Paper, 200 pages, 60
ISBN: 978-3-901644-31-3
Austrian Film Museum
$27.50 / £19.00

Thai filmmaker Apichatpong "Joe" Weerasethakul is widely praised as a central figure in contemporary cinema. Trained in the United States as a visual artist, Weerasethakul stunned the film world with five innovative and dreamlike features made since 2000, including such award-winning films as Blissfully Yours, Tropical Malady, and Syndromes and a Century. James Quandt, one of the foremost film critics and curators working in North America today, has edited the first English-language book on Weerasethakul. Along with his essays, contributors include Benedict Anderson, Tony Rayns, Kong Rithdee, and the British actress Tilda Swinton.

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James Quandt is senior programmer at Cinematheque Ontario. He has written extensively about film and has edited books on Robert Bresson, Kon Ichikawa, and Shohei Imamura, among others.

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