• Released
  • March 2, 2011
  • (Limited 3/2)
  • 1 hr 53 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Sci-Fi/Fantasy
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives Synopsis
A man recalls his past lives while he lays dying.
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100

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
What you see and hear always seems perfectly natural, even if you can't exactly say why. Who needs words when you have cinema?
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95

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
If anything, Joe's sense of dream logic is more naturalistic than Lynch's, more grounded in the knowable world - as much, that is, as we...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Spirit, animal, and human worlds coexist in dreamy harmony in this remarkable drama.
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90

NPR

By Ella Taylor
You don't have to believe in the transmigration of souls to fall languorously in love with the Thai film that won the Palme d'Or at last...
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
I can't pretend to understand the intricacies of the Buddhist belief system that informs the surreal story, or the fantasy system in which...
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
As Joe blurs the line between reality and the supernatural, his haunting and hypnotic film exerts a hold you don't want to break. It's a...
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88

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
As Apichatpong erases, once again, the barriers between the celestial and terrestrial, he also does away with the cordons between film...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
If you are open, even in fancy, to the idea of ghosts who visit the living, this film is likely to be a curious but rather bemusing...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Perplexing but pleasing.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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If you can weather some slow patches (and there are plenty), this boldly original, oddly affecting meditation on the afterlife will reward...
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Farrelly Brothers do it again

By bloomin_faery
Well what can I say? The Farrelly brothers have done it again. This movie is hilarious just as you would expect, the comedy flows superfluously throughout the film. If you like crude r rated humor...

blow

By roxyhaji
The wind blew me hardI blew the hard wind right backThe wind blows softer....