The Forest

Showings

Camera 12 - Screen 10 Fri, Mar 11, 2016 7:00 PM
Camera 12 - Screen 10 Sat, Mar 12, 2016 2:30 PM
Film Info
Type of Film/Event:Feature
Section:Global Landscapes Competition
Runtime:109
Rating:Not Rated
Genre:Drama
Horror
Fantasy
Premiere Status:North American
Production Country:Thailand
Language:Thai
Isaan
Subtitles:English
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Paul Spurrier
Producer:David Cluck
Peter Green
Nirattisai Kaljareuk
Rob Neft
John Williamson
Jiriya Spurrier
Screenwriter:Paul Spurrier
Music:Paul Spurrier
Cinematographer:Paul Spurrier
Editor:Paul Spurrier
Cast:Wannasa Wintawong
Tanapol Kamkunkam
Asanee Suwan
Vithaya Pansringarm
Thidarat Kongkaew
Pongsanart Vinsiri

Description

An exploration of the living and the dead.
Through hauntingly beautiful cinematography and classic storytelling, writer-director Paul Spurrier delivers a masterpiece of good and evil, the weak and the strong. The surrounding forest of a village in rural Thailand houses an evil spirit. The school in the village houses a mute girl. Chased by bullies, the girl finds refuge in the forest. Despite the warnings of her teacher, she embraces the forest and revels in the friendship she discovers with a young, wild boy. But from where did this boy come? Are the rumors about the forest true? Dark and intense, The Forest is a thoughtful exploration of life and redemption. - Amelia Masters

Additional Information

Screening sponsored by Applied Materials Foundation

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