Apichatpong Weerasethakul

TIFF 2021: Memoria Review

How do you create slow cinema at the speed of sound? Apichatpong Weerasethakul delivers a mysterious and hauntingly elusive work with Memoria. The Colombia-set film, the first English/Spanish work from the Thai director, imagines the sound of memory. Such a statement might sound ridiculously pretentious, but this is a Weerasethakul film after all. Memoria echoes […]

Mekong Hotel Review

Opaque and inscrutable by design, Apichatpong Weerasethakul's follow up to his most successful feature, the lengthy short film Mekong Hotel almost feels to dry to warrant a second viewing despite its waterlogged setting.