26.9. - 5.10.2019

By the Time it gets Dark Thailand 2016 | 105 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Anocha Suwichakornpong

Anocha Suwichakornpong (*1976) studied film at Columbia University and graduated with her film Graceland, the first short film from Thailand ever to be shown at Cannes. Her debut feature film Mundane History won numerous awards. By the Time it Gets Dark is her second feature and was shown in competition in Locarno.

rated for 0 + years
A film-maker is writing a screenplay about a massacre of students in 1976. The basis is provided by the account by a former activist who journeys with her to the North of Thailand. This is where the woman had to flee to 40 years previously in order to survive. Somewhere else, a pop star meets an actress during a film project. And a innocuous waitress turns up at a suspiciously high number of different places. By the Time it Gets Dark is a film that keeps shedding its skin and revealing new levels, hitherto invisible connections through space and time. It reflects on memory and its representation, about the memory of places and their inhabitants.
Orig. Title: Dao Khanong
Filmtype: Fiction Feature
Original language: Thai
Section: Asia Express
Director: Anocha Suwichakornpong
Screenplay: Anocha Suwichakornpong
Cast: Arak Amornsupasiri, Atchara Suwan, Visra Vichit-Vadakan, Inthira Charoenpura, Soraya Nakasuwan
Producer: Soros Sukhum,Lee Chatametikool,Benjawan Somsin,Anocha Suwichakornpong
Sprachfassung: OV with English subtitles
Music: Wuttipong Leetrakul
Camera: Ming Kai Leung
Set Designer: Parinda Moongmaiphol, Vikrom Janpanus
Cutter: Lee Chatametikool, Machima Ungsriwong
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Luxbox
Production: Electric Eel Films
contact: Anne-Sophie Trintignac, Luxbox:


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