Tuesday, November 16, 2010


The World Film Festival of Bangkok 2010 is the best film festival I have experienced so far in my whole life in terms of film selection. I worship the film programmer of this film festival. This is a real heaven for me. One of the best things that ever happened in my life.

Films seen in WFFBKK 2010:
(in roughly preferential order)

1.RUHR (2009, James Benning, Germany, A++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++)

2.PSYCHOHYDROGRAPHY (2010, Peter Bo Rappmund, USA, A++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++)

3.SYNCHRONIZATION (2009, Rimas Sakalauskas, Lithuania, A+++++++++++++++)

4.GRANDMOTHER (2009, Yuki Kawamura, Japan, documentary, A+++++++++++++++)

5.THE WAY BETWEEN TWO POINTS (2010, Sebastian Diaz Morales, Argentina, A+++++++++++++++)

6.KOSMOS (2010, Reha Erdem, Turkey, A++++++++++)

7.CORNEILLE-BRECHT (2009, Jean-Marie Straub + Cornelia Geiser, A+++++++++++++++)

8.WHAT I LOVE THE MOST (2010, Delfina Castagnino, Argentina, A+++++++++++++++)

9.CROSSING THE MOUNTAIN (2010, Yang Rui, China, A+++++++++++++++)

10.THE PORTUGUESE NUN (2009, Eugène Green, Portugal, A+++++++++++++++)

11.OUR BELOVED MONTH OF AUGUST (2008, Miguel Gomes, Portugal, A+++++++++++++++)

12.RED DRAGONFLIES (2010, Liao Jiekai, Singapore, A++++++++++)

13.HONEY (2010, Semih Kaplanoglu, Turkey, A++++++++++)

14.ENVY (2009, Zeki Demirkubuz, Turkey, A++++++++++)

15.THE SNAIL ON THE SLOPE (2009, Vladimir Todorovic, Singapore, A+++++++++++++++)

16.THE RIVER (2010, Davor Sanvincenti, Croatia, A+++++++++++++++)

17.CONTRE-JOUR (2009, Christoph Girardet + Matthias Müller, A+++++++++++++++)

18.I SAW YOUR SISTER YESTERDAY (2010, Mina Park, USA, A++++++++++)

19.THE SOUND OF INSECTS: RECORD OF A MUMMY (2009, Peter Liechti, Switzerland, A+++++++++++++++)

20.TOUCHED IN THE HEAD (1974, Jacques Doillon, France, A++++++++++)

21.JAN VILLA (2010, Natasha Mendonca, India, A++++++++++)

22.ONE DAY IN JUNE (2010, Daniel Hui, Singapore, A++++++++++)

23.IN THE WOODS (2010, Angelos Frantzis, Greece, A++++++++++)

24.ALL THAT REMAINED (2010, Wichanon Somumjarn, Thailand, A+++++)

25.YANJI (2010, Sangbum Heo, USA, A++++++++++)

26.INSECTS IN THE BACKYARD (2010, Tanwarin Sukkhapisit, Thailand, A+++++)

27.THE NIGHT INFINITE (2010, Ato Bautista, Philippines, A++++++++++)

28.DISSOLUTION (2010, Nina Menkes, Israel, A++++++++++)

29.GOD NO SAY SO (2010, Brigitte Uttar Kornetzky, Sierra Leon + Switzerland, A+++++)

30.DZI CROQUETTES (2009, Raphael Alvarez + Tatiana Issa, Brazil, A+++++)

31.DAY OF THE SPARROW (2010, Philip Scheffner, Germany, documentary, A++++++++++)

32.CURLING (2010, Denis Côté, Canada, A+++++)

33.PARADISE (2009, Héctor Gálvez, Peru, A++++++++++)

34.A FILM UNFINISHED (2010, Yael Hersonski, Israel, documentary, A++++++++++)

35.COLD WATER OF THE SEA (2010, Paz Fábrega, Costa Rica, A+++++)

36.AMER (2009, Hélène Cattet + Bruno Forzani, Belgium, A+++++)

37.WHEN THE END OF WINTER IS ALMOST SPRING (2010, Sherman Ong, Singapore, A+++++)

38.AT THE END OF DAYBREAK (2009, Ho Yuhang, Malaysia, A+++++)

39.BAD GIRLS CELL 77 (2010, Janusz Mrozowski, Poland, A+)

40.ARNOS TONLABOR (2010, Christoph Janetzko, Germany, A+++++)

41.SAHARA MOSAIC (2009, Fern Silva, USA+Morocco, A+++++)

42.MEMORIES OF A BURNING TREE (2010, Sherman Ong, Tanzania, A+++++)

43.ALONELESS AND FREEDOM (2010, Sangbum Heo, USA, A++++++++++)

44.TO HARI (2010, Mario Pfeiffer, India, A+++++)

45.KAIN (2009, Kristof Hoornaert, Belgium, A+++++)

46.THE BOY (2010, Mark Tan, Singapore, A+++++)

47.THREE WEEKS LATER (2010, José Luis Torres Leiva, Chile, documentary, A+)

48.HIGH RISE (2009, Gabriel Mascaro, documentary, Brazil, A+)

49.A SUSPENDED MOMENT (2010, Phuttiphong Aroonpheng, Thailand, A+)

50.LANDSCAPE, SEMI-SURROUND (2010, Eriko Sonoda, Japan, A+++++)

51.LOST WORLD (2008, Gyula Nemes, Hungary, A+++++)

52.BAREHANDED (2010, Stephane Demoustier + Guillaume Foresti, France, A+)

53.BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER (2010, Wang Jing + Anocha Suwichakornpong + Kaz Cai, China+Thailand+Singapore, A+)

54.BORDER (2009, Harutyun Khachatryan, Armenia, A+)

55.THE CHILD OF THE SUN (2009, Christopher Gozum, Philippines, A+)

56.PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF ZOO (2009, Xun Sun, China, A+++)

57.ATLANTIQUES (2010, Mati Diop, Senegal, A+)

58.THE RIGHT NOT TO BE TORTURED (2010, Douglas Gordon, A+++)

59.FLAT LOVE (2010, Andres Sanz, Spain, A+)

60.HUNGER (209, Stephen Johnson, UK, A+)

61.CRAB TRAP (2009, Oscar Ruiz Navia, Colombia, A+)

62.CORDAO VERDE (2009, Hiroatsu Suzuki + Rossana Torres, Portugal, A+)

63.THE FAMOUS AND THE DEAD (2009, Esmir Filho, Brazil, A+)

64.MICKEY (2010, Wesley Leon Aroozoo, Singapore, A+)

65.ON THE COAST (2010, Merve Kayan + Zeynep Dadak, Turkey, A+)

66.TWINKLE TWINKLE LITTLE STARS (2010, Lin Cheng Sheng, Taiwan, A+)

67.CENTIPEDE SUN (2010, Mihai Grecu, France, A+)

68.TO SERVE (2010, Jorge Leon, Belgium, A+/A)

69.DO NOT LOOK (2010, Pam Miras, Philippines, A+/A)

70.IT'S NOT RAINING OUTSIDE (2009, Yosep Anggi Noen, Indonesia, A+/A)

71.FOUND (2009, Paramita Nath, Laos+Canada, A+/A)

72.CAGES (2010, Keith Halstead, Vietnam, A+/A)

73.THE MINUTES, THE HOURS (2009, Janaina Marques, Cuba, A+/A)

74.THE BOXER (2009, Juan Pollio, Argentina, A)

75.VAVIEN (2009, Durul Taylan + Yagmur Taylan, Turkey, B+)

Films seen in the World Film Festival of Bangkok 2009


celinejulie said...

ชอบตอนจบของหนังเรื่อง GRANDMOTHERมากๆด้วยครับ โดยที่ไม่แน่ใจว่าเพราะอะไรกันแน่ ตอนแรกผมกลัวว่าหนังเรื่องนี้จะจบลงด้วยภาพของเด็กหญิงที่ยืนจังก้าอยู่กึ่งกลางกรอบประตูผี (หรืออะไรสักอย่างที่ดูคล้ายๆเสาประตูในฉากนั้น) ซึ่งจะทำให้หนังดูเหมือนกับจะบอกว่า "เด็กคืออนาคตที่เราต้องฟูมฟักต่อไป" แต่หนังกลับจบลงด้วยภาพเด็กหญิงคนนี้เดินลงเนินจนหายลับไปจากสายตา ซึ่งมันให้ความรู้สึกที่ดีมากๆ

celinejulie said...

One thing I like very much in CRAB TRAP is the problem with noise. One of the characters feels very annoyed with the noises caused by his neighbor. I can identify myself with this problem, because I have problems with noises in my apartment building, too. Fortunately, I can resolve these problems by talking directly with my various neighbors (who occupy five places around my room) to lessen the noises, and they respond positively.