By the Time It Gets Dark


The Main 2 Tue, Apr 18, 2017 4:50 PM
The Main 2 Sun, Apr 23, 2017 11:55 AM
Ticket Prices
General Public:$13.00
$6.00 Earlybird
Youth (25 & Under/Box Office Only):$8.00
Film Info
Original Title:Dao Khanong
Premiere Status:Minnesota Premiere
Programs:Asian Frontiers
Competition: Emerging Filmmaker
Women and Film
Women Directors
Asian Interest
Culture & Society
Social Justice
Release Year:2016
Runtime:105 min
Festivals & Awards:Special Citation: Asian Next Wave - QCinema International Film Festival
Website:Official Website
Print Source:Kimstim
Director:Anocha Suwichakornpong
Producer:Soros Sukhum
Benjawan Somsin
Lee Chatametikool
Anocha Suwichakornpong
Cinematographer:Ming Kai Leung
Screenwriter:Anocha Suwichakornpong
Editor:Lee Chatametikool
Machima Ungsriwong
Composer:Wuttipong Leetrakul
Principal Cast:Arak Amornsupasiri
Atchara Suwan
Visra Vichit-Vadakan
Rassami Paoluengtong
Apinya Sakuljaroensuk
Inthira Charoenpura
Penpak Sirikul
Waywiree Ittianunkul
Natdanai Wangsiripaisarn
Filmography:Mundane History ('09)


Ann, a film director, prepares to make a movie based on the Thammasat University massacre where student protesters were attacked at the hands of the military in 1976. While interviewing Taew, a former student movement leader who survived the massacre, Ann starts to have doubts about her ability to film the story. Parallel lives and extended dream-like mirages emerge from this inventive narrative, playing with a movie within a movie and with the cinematic intersection of truth and fiction. Anocha Suwichakornpong made her stunning debut in 2009 with Mundane History, which reflects on the connection one’s present has to the past and the future. Seven years in the making, By the Time It Gets Dark is “…a piece of surreal, visual poetry.” — The Hollywood Reporter

Director’s Biography

Anocha Suwichakornpong has an MFA in Film at Columbia University. Her first feature, Mundane History, won numerous awards, including a Tiger award at the Rotterdam Film Festival and Best Director at Mumbai. She founded Electric Eel Films, a production house based in Bangkok, and is active as both a director and producer.

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