By the Time It Gets Dark (Dao Khanong)

Anocha Suwichakornpong/105 minutes/2016/Thailand/Fiction

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017 | 13:00 | SOCIETET TBY

Synopsis

The interwoven stories of several characters: a film director and her muse who was a student activist in 1970s, a waitress who keeps changing jobs, an actor, and an actress. Their lives are loosely connected by almost invisible threads.

 

 

Jalinan cerita dari beberapa tokoh: seorang sutradara film dan inspiratornya yang merupakan seorang aktivis mahasiswa tahun 1970an, seorang pelayan yang kerap berganti pekerjaan, seorang aktor, dan aktris. Hidup mereka secara tidak langsung terikat oleh benang-benang tak terlihat.

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Director

Anocha Suwichakornpong

Anocha Suwichakornpong

Director

Anocha Suwichakornpong is a film director and producer from Thailand. Her first feature, Mundane History, won numerous awards including the Tiger Award at Rotterdam. Her second feature, By the Time It Gets Dark, which received financial support from the Ministry of Culture of Thailand, the Hubert Bals Fund, Prince Claus Fund, and Doha Film Institute, world premiered in the International Competition at Locarno International Film Festival and is currently touring the festival circuit. The film has received distribution deals in UK, US, Canada, and France. Also active as a producer, Anocha has produced In April the Following Year, There was a Fire (dir.: Wichanon Somumjarn), Concrete Clouds (dir.: Lee Chatametikool), and How to Win at Checkers (Every Time) (dir.: Josh Kim). In 2017, Anocha together with Visra Vichit-Vadakan founded Purin Pictures, an initiative that supports independent cinema in Southeast Asia.

 

Anocha Suwichakornpong adalah seorang sutradara dan produser film asal Thailand. Film panjang pertamanya, Mundane History, memenangkan banyak penghargaan termasuk Tiger Award di Rotterdam. Film panjangnya yang kedua, By the Time It Gets Dark, mendapatkan dukungan pendanaan dari Kementerian Kebudayaan Thailand, Hubert Bals Fund, Prince Claus Fund, dan Doha Film Institute. Film ini ditayangkan pertama kali dalam sesi Internal Competition (Kompetisi Internasional) Locarno International Film Festival dan saat ini tengah berkelana ke jejaring festival lainnya. Karya ini telah mendapatkan tawaran distribusi di Inggris, Amerika Serikat, Kanada, dan Prancis. Anocha juga telah memproduseri beberapa film, yakni In April the Following Year, There was a Fire (sutradara: Wichanon Somumjarn), Concrete Clouds (sutradara: Lee Chatametikool), dan How to Win at Checkers (Every Time) (sutradara: Josh Kim). Tahun 2017, Anocha dan Visra Vichit-Vadakan mendirikan Purin Pictures, sebuah prakarsa untuk mendukung perfilman independen di Asia Tenggara.