Synopsis & Film Details
The Thai drama Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives won the Palme d’Or Award at the 2010 Cannes Film Festival. In the movie, Uncle Boonmee is suffering from acute kidney failure. He has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a non-human form. Contemplating the reasons for his illness, Uncle Boonmee treks through the jungle with his family to a mysterious hilltop cave—the birthplace of his first life. In Thai and Isan, with English subtitles.