BY THE TIME IT GETS DARK
A film by Anocha Suwichakornpong
Thailand 2016 | 106 mins
Drama | 12 | Thai
Theatrical release: 16 Jun 2017
A mesmerising treatise on memory, politics and cinema, set against the backdrop of the 1976 Thammasat University Massacre.
A filmmaker travels to a rural retreat with an author who was an activist in her youth. Hoping to collaborate on a script, the director begins interviewing the writer, building a picture of the circumstances that sparked her political awakening.
“A headspinning tour de force... a dizzying, dazzling work"
'Film of the Week'
— Mark Kermode, The Observer
“Fascinating... an engrossingly strange, confident leap down the conceptual rabbit hole, and a very accomplished piece of film-making”
— Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian