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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

boonmeeLocation: The Laemmle Royal Theatre, 11523 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles
Opens: March 4
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Description: Laemmle’s Royal books this imported offering from Strand Releasing, directed by Apichatpong Weerasethakul and Winner of the Palme d’Or at Cannes 2010.

Suffering from acute kidney failure, Uncle Boonmee has chosen to spend his final days surrounded by his loved ones in the countryside. Surprisingly, the ghost of his deceased wife appears to care for him, and his long lost son returns home in a non-human form.

Contemplating the reasons for his illness, Boonmee treks through the jungle with his family to a mysterious hilltop cave – the birthplace of his first life…