May52018

Film

Past Event

Drama directed by Pen-Ek Ratanaruang, with David Asavanond, Chermarn Boonyasak and Vithaya Pansringarm. Part of the Giornate degli Autori Film Festival.

Doors: 8 PM
Screening: 8:30 PM
Tickets: $11.75 (seniors and students: $9.50)
Giornate degli Autori passport: $40 (includes access to all the screenings of the series except the May 3 session of Getting Naked: A Burlesque Story)
Taxes and fees included

Where: Space A (1st floor)
Cabaret format

THAILAND | ORIGINAL VERSION: THAI | SUBTITLES: ENGLISH

Viyada, a Thai soap opera actress in her mid-30s, finds herself increasingly pressured by her husband Jérôme, a rich foreigner entirely devoted to a charismatic cult leader called The Holy One. Viyada has no other choice than to take the most drastic measures in order to escape from the cult's influence once and for all.

Director: Pen-Ek Ratanaruang
Cast: David Asavanond, Chermarn Boonyasak, Vithaya Pansringarm
Year: 2017
Duration: 108 minutes
Rating: TBC

Photo (cover): courtesy of Giornate degli Autori

Giornate degli Autori was born in 2004, as an independent event on the fringes of the Venice Film Festival, modeled on the prestigious Directors' Fortnight of the Cannes Film Festival and promoted by the associations of Italian film directors and authors.
The aim of the event is to draw attention to high quality cinema, without any kind of restriction, with special care for innovation, research, originality and independence. These are all features of the 12 films selected as well as being reflected in the special events held during the Days in the Villa degli Autori.

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