Tag Archives: Anucha Boonyawatana

The Blue Hour

Gay Essential Films To Watch, The Blue Hour (อนธการ)

The directorial debut of Thai filmmaker Anucha Boonyawatana, The Blue Hour (อนธการ), is a stirring gay romance comprised with haunting undercurrents. The film tells the story of a gay youth named Tam (Atthaphan Poonsawas) who meets a lover named Phum (Oabnithi Wiwattanawarang) at an abandoned pool.

Malila: The Farewell Flower

Gay Essential Review – Malila: The Farewell Flower (มะลิลา) at BFI Flare

Riveting and sincere, Anucha Boonyawatana’s powerful feature film bluntly, but calmly reminds us of the inescapable reality of death. From its roots as a chilling, complex concept to its nitty-gritty manifestation as a decaying, irrepressible force in the universe, Malila: The Farewell Flower looks at death from a variety of enlightening perspectives.

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