Thai Cinema - Syndromes and a Century

Apichatpong Weerasethakul (TH 2006)
Thai spoken, English subtitles, 105’ colour

‘Split screen’ story about docters and patients – among whom a monk with deejay ambitions – in two hospitals. The film meanders through the magical reality of everyday life.

Introduction by Dana Linsen, film critic and Editor in Chief of the Filmkrant


The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) and EYE Film Institute present six movies from Thailand. This in the wider framework of the 20th anniversary of Fortissimo Films (17 September-5 October) in which movies of this Dutch film production company are highlighted. Some of these movies are introduced by film critics or specialists in the  field of Thai movies and culture.