Cornell University

The Island Funeral w/screenwriter

Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 4:00pm to 5:45pm

Willard Straight Theatre
Central Campus

Ithaca Premierew/ screenwriter Kong Rithdee in person!

2015 > Thailand > Directed by Pimpaka Towira
With Heen Sasithorn, Aukrit Pornsumpunsuk, Yossawat Sittiwong
Laila, with her brother and his friend, head from Bangkok on a thousand-kilometer road trip to Pattani. Along the way they meet Surin, a soldier from the Northeast. Together they journey through increased military presence into the deep South of Thailand in search of Laila's aunt, lost history, and half-remembered memories. Shot, beautifully, on 16mm. Subtitled. More at Sponsored by the Southeast Asia Program.
1 hr 45 min Trailer: