Happy Old Year (Thailand, 2019) [OAFF 2020]

Pitched perfectly between satire and drama, Happy Old Year sees writer/director Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit testing the limits of ruthlessness needed to conduct the Marie Kondo minimalist lifestyle with a main character who is wholly unlikeable and […]

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on Mar, 05 · in Reviews

Enslaving Ourselves to Digital Technology: On Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit’s 36 and Freelance

Over the last decade, one of the most singular cinematic voices in Asian Cinema has emerged from Thailand – thirty-five-year-old filmmaker Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit. Since his screenwriting and directorial debut in 2009, his films, a mixture […]

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on Dec, 22 · in Features

Die Tomorrow (Thailand, 2017)

Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit has, in the course of his short filmography, already established his propensity to explore and expand cinematic narrative form in relation to themes of human connection and temporality. From his debut feature 36 […]

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on Jun, 17 · in Reviews

Freelance (Thailand, 2015)

In a global economy defined by competition and connectivity, most professionals have anecdotes about “pulling an all-nighter” to deal with “crunch time”, which often revolve reverting back to student habits such as consuming large quantities of […]

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on Jan, 19 · in Reviews

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