Thailand Film Triumphed at Cannes

Shock occurred at the Cannes Film Festival 63rd be held on Sunday (05/23/2010). For the first time, film production Thailand triumphed in one of the most prestigious film festival that.

As quoted from the official website of the Cannes Film Festival, Monday (24/05/2010), 'Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives' was awarded the Palme d'Or. Horror fantasy genre film by Apichatpong Weerasethakul is tilled, the director from Thailand.

"It's like another world for me. I thank to the spirits and ghosts in Thailand which all this becomes reality I can stand here," says Apichatpong Weerasethakul.

The Grand Prix, the award for the second champion fell to the 'Of Gods and Men', directed by Xavier Beauvois. Meanwhile, 'A Screaming Man', a film set in the civil war claim Mahamat-Saleh Haroun successfully reached the Jury Prize.

Mathieu Amalric, the French actor managed to get a Best Director award. Award to Mathieu provided by star of 'Twilight', Kristen Stewart, who was promoting her new movie there.

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