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This film is linked to a video installation by Weerasethakul, titled "Primitive", about which one can read on the Tate website . The videos the installation is comprised of are "Primitive", "Nabua", "Making of the spaceship", "A dedicated machine", "An evening shot", "I'm still breathing", and "Nabua song".
What calls the most attention about "Uncle Boonmee" is its soundscape. The entire film seems to be involved in the constant sound of forest night insects. An exuberant, mystical, indifferent, dark and…
Very static shots, maybe as a way of depicting the supposedly static character of Iranian society, which is one of the big themes of the film.
Subdued palette in which most things appear either earth-colored or blue, with the notable exception of the red fish and one especially important scene near the end that I will refrain from disclosing. To me, this aesthetics gave a distanced impression, like we're given a very detached kind of aesthetic pleasure which doesn't have…