What Got This Director Here?: Body of work, mostly Tropical Malady.
My Favorite Past Experience Was…: N/A
What Did I Watch: Tropical Malady.
Where Does He Fit: From the minute one of the leads in Tropical Malady looked into the camera, I was hooked, but I did not realize until the opening credits had ended that I was actually being seduced, a trick that is used constantly in a soundscape that allures and hypnotizes until you realize you just have to go with it. Hard to decide which half has more to be treasured, and it is a shame that the version I saw was in such lame quality, but the inability to articulate one’s love is both a theme and how I feel in my newfound adoration for this masterpiece.
Most Valuable Asset: Mystery.
Most Excited For: Uncle Boonmee.
Did They Deserve a Spot?: Yes.
Coming Up Next: Experimentalist Stan Brakhage.