Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Film Director / Film Producer / Screenwriter | * 07/16/1970 (49) | Bangkok, Thailand
Apichatpong "Joe" Weerasethakul (Thai: อภิชาติพงศ์ วีระเศรษฐกุล; RTGS: Aphichatphong Wirasetthakun; IPA:[ʔà.pʰí.tɕʰâːt.pʰōŋ wīː.rá.sèːt.tʰà.kūn]; born 16 July 1970) is a Thai independent film director, screenwriter, and film producer. Working outside the strict confines of the Thai film studio system, Weerasethakul has directed several features and dozens of short films. His feature films include Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, winner of the 2010 Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or prize; Tropical Malady, which won a jury prize at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival; Blissfully Yours, which won the top prize in the Un Certain Regard program at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival; Syndromes and a Century, which premiered at the 63rd Venice Film Festival and was the first Thai film to be entered in competition there; and Cemetery of Splendour, which premiered ... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Documentaries | Romance / Love

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Awards & Nominations for Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Yanghyun Prize Officier Des Arts Et Des Lettres‎ Fukuoka Asian Culture Prize

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Movies with Apichatpong Weerasethakul as Actor(4)

Movies with Apichatpong Weerasethakul as Crew(88)

Directing/Director2020 Memoria
Writing/Writer2020 Memoria
Directing/Director2018 Blue
Editing/Editor2018 Blue
Directing/Director2018 Ten Years Thailand
Crew/Creative Consultant2018 Hale County This Morning, This Evening
Production/Producer2017 Railway Sleepers
Directing/Director2015 Cemetery of Splendor
Production/Producer2015 Cemetery of Splendor
Writing/Writer2015 Cemetery of Splendor
Directing/Director2014 Short Plays
Directing/Director2013 Venice 70: Future Reloaded
Production/Producer2013 Concrete Clouds
Directing/Director2012 Ashes
Writing/Writer2012 Ashes
Directing/Director2012 Cactus River
Editing/Editor2012 Cactus River
Camera/Camera Operator2012 Cactus River
Directing/Director2012 Sakda (Rousseau)
Directing/Director2012 Mekong Hotel
Writing/Writer2012 Mekong Hotel
Directing/Director2011 3.11 A Sense of Home
Directing/Director2011 M Hotel
Directing/Director2010 Empire
Writing/Writer2010 Empire
Production/Producer2010 Empire
Directing/Director2009 Haiku
Directing/Director2009 Phantoms of Nabua
Directing/Director2009 A Letter to Uncle Boonmee
Writing/Screenplay2009 A Letter to Uncle Boonmee
Editing/Editor2009 A Letter to Uncle Boonmee
Directing/Director2008 Stories on Human Rights
Directing/Director2008 Vampire
Writing/Writer2008 Vampire
Directing/Director2008 Prosperity for 2008
Directing/Director2007 My Mother’s Garden
Editing/Editor2007 My Mother’s Garden
Camera/Camera Operator2007 My Mother’s Garden
Directing/Director2007 The State of the World
Camera/Camera Operator2007 Emerald
Directing/Director2007 Emerald
Production/Producer2007 Emerald
Editing/Editor2007 Emerald
Directing/Director2007 Syndromes and a Century
Writing/Writer2007 Syndromes and a Century
Production/Producer2007 Syndromes and a Century
Directing/Director2006 The Anthem
Directing/Director2005 Ghost of Asia
Editing/Editor2005 Ghost of Asia
Camera/Camera Operator2005 Ghost of Asia
Writing/Idea2005 Ghost of Asia
Directing/Director2005 Worldly Desires
Camera/Camera Operator2005 Worldly Desires
Editing/Editor2005 Worldly Desires
Writing/Writer2004 The Adventures of Iron Pussy
Directing/Director2004 The Adventures of Iron Pussy
Directing/Director2004 Tropical Malady
Writing/Screenplay2004 Tropical Malady
Directing/Director2003 Nokia Short
Camera/Camera Operator2003 Nokia Short
Editing/Editor2003 Nokia Short
Directing/Director2003 This and a Million More Lights
Camera/Camera Operator2003 This and a Million More Lights
Writing/Idea2002 I-San Special
Directing/Director2002 Blissfully Yours
Writing/Writer2002 Blissfully Yours
Directing/Director2000 Boys at Noon
Directing/Director2000 Mysterious Object at Noon
Camera/Camera Operator2000 Mysterious Object at Noon
Editing/Editor2000 Mysterious Object at Noon
Directing/Director1999 Malee and the Boy
Editing/Editor1999 Malee and the Boy
Camera/Camera Operator1999 Malee and the Boy
Directing/Director1998 Thirdworld
Camera/Camera Operator1998 Thirdworld
Editing/Editor1998 Thirdworld
Directing/Director1994 0116643225059
Camera/Camera Operator1994 0116643225059
Editing/Editor1994 0116643225059
Directing/Director1994 Bullet

Citizenship: Thailand
Born: Thursday, 07/16 1970 (July) in Bangkok (current age: 49 years + 358 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Languages: Tai languages
Educated at: Khon Kaen University, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Other names for Apichatpong Weerasethakul (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"อภิชาติพงศ์ วีระเศรษฐกุล"
"Aphichatphong Wirasetthakun"
Apichatpong Weerasethakul frequently works together with these people:
Lee Chatametikool (20x, Crew)
Akekarat Homlaor (12x, Crew)
Sakda Kaewbuadee (12x, Actor)
Jenjira Pongpas (10x, Actress)
Charles de Meaux (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:6712, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 06/27/2020