26 Jan '11, 11am

Man with a golden palm: Director Apichatpong who directed UNcle Boonmee, which won the Palme Dor for foreign fil...

Man with a golden palm: Director Apichatpong who directed UNcle Boonmee, which won the Palme Dor for foreign fil...

Director Apichatpong who directed UNcle Boonmee, which won the Palme Dor for foreign film at last year's Cannes Film Fest. -- ST PHOTO: LAU FOOK KONG TO SAY that Thai film-maker Apichatpong Weerasethakul divides critics would be something of an understatement. The writer-director-producer, who goes by the nickname 'Joe', might be riding high now, thanks to his performance at the Cannes Film Festival last year. His film, Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, won the highest prize, the Palme d'Or. But in 2004, several Cannes viewers booed and walked out of a screening of his homosexual romance-drama, Tropical Malady. 'I've always said that Cannes is like an international masochist's club,' says the 40-year-old, laughing. The director was in Singapore early this month for a charity premiere of his film. Despite the walkouts and scathing notice, Tropical Malady went on ...

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