A group of soldiers in a small town on the Mekong River in northern Thailand are struck with a bizarre sleeping illness.
Hey yall, the next film for Strange Club is Cemetery of Splendor, a 2015 Thai film directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul. It's available for streaming on Netflix, and also available for digital rental from iTunes and Amazon. We'll be discussing it on Monday, November 14. I haven't seen it yet, but I think it may be a good film to watch after such enormously upsetting events. Not that it's political; far from it. The director just has a way of slowing things down and placing you in a radically different frame of reality. I'm looking forward to it.
On his deathbed, Uncle Boonmee recalls his many past lives. [more inside]