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Sunday, 15 February 2009

Two Favourite Films


Waiting for Happiness

(Abderrahmane Sissako)

At the threshold of a world (a language-learning sequence):

Interview with director Abderrahmane Sissako, talking about Waiting for Happiness:


Syndromes and a Century

(Apitchatpong Weerasethakul)

From Part One--the village:

Monk playing guitar:

The doctor and the orchid man (confessing your love) / At the night party (the dentist's musical offering):

Two women (the eclipse):

From Part Two--in the hospital (city):

The doctor's kiss:

After the doctor's kiss--in the corridor:

[Bangkok afternoon aerobics: same urban phenomenon featured at end of film:]

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