Harakiri

Harakiri (切腹) Director: Masaki Kobayashi Written: Shinobu Hashimoto, Yasuhiko Takiguchi Country: Japan Year: 1962 Harakiri (English Subtitled) on Amazon. Kobayashi was one of the rebels of Japanese cinema, most of his films dealt with political material – which acted as … Continue reading

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (ลุงบุญมีระลึกชาติ) Director: Apichatpong “Joe” Weerasethakul Written: Apichatpong “Joe” Weerasethakul Country: Thailand Year: 2010 “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives” on Amazon. “Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past lives” is part … Continue reading

9FilmFest and Thai movie month

  I have been eager for awhile to review Southeast Asian cinema in my blog. Now it seems to be a perfect time as 9FilmFest 2013, Bangkok short film festival is coming soon.  Therefore month of July will be Thai movie … Continue reading

Kim Jee-woon “A Tale of Two Sisters” poster

A Tale of Two Sisters

A Tale of Two Sisters (장화, 홍련) Director: Kim Jee-woon Written: Kim Jee-woon Country: South Korea Year: 2003 “A Tale of Two Sisters” on Amazon. In the movie “Hitchcock” there was a scene where director just told his wife that he … Continue reading