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30 Jan – 9 Feb 2025

Sayombhu Mukdeeprom

Sayombhu MUKDEEPROM (1970, Thailand) is a cinematographer. He graduated in Motion Picture and Still Photography from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. He has been praised worldwide for his works, such as Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010), which was awarded the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival in 2010. Antonia (2015) was his first non-Thai film. He collaborated with the Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino for the well-known Academy nominee Call Me By Your Name (2017) and Suspiria (2018). He also did the cinematography for the short film The Staggering Girl (2019). He has been active as a cinematographer since 2000 and continues to be.

Sayombhu Mukdeeprom at IFFR

  • Syndromes and a Century

    There are filmmakers who return to their childhood for beautiful atmospheric films, but the imaginative Thai master Apichatpong Weerasethakul returns

    • Maestros: Kings & Aces
  • Mysterious Object at Noon

    Various Thais are invited to tell an episodic story. We soon see aliens, flying balls and kidnappings. Funny, intelligent debut by Weerasethakul.

    • Hubert Bals Fund
  • Arabian Nights: Volume 3 – The Enchanted One

    While Scheherazade wonders how much longer she’ll be able to distract her cruel husband with stories, we discover how the love of birdsong came to Por

    • Limelight
    • Voices
  • Arabian Nights: Volume 1 – The Restless One

    Magical realism, documentary and political satire coalesce in this contemporary Arabian Nights. Scheherazade tells stories about the dismal state of P

    • Limelight
    • Voices
  • Arabian Nights: Volume 2 – The Desolate One

    In which Scheherazade continues to tell of the tormented Portuguese people, who turn away from the authorities and look for new heroes. Just as in the

    • Limelight
    • Voices