Previously at the ICA - Films
13 Mar 2009 – 2 Apr 2009
A subtle, atmospheric tale about the rebuilding of lives in the wake of devastating tragedy, set in a small south Thailand town that felt the full force of the 2004 tsunami. Ton, an architect from Bangkok, arrives in Takua Pak to oversee the building of a new resort block in an area that, according to rumour, is haunted. He begins a cautious affair with the owner of the hotel where he's staying - a romance that sparks disapproval and transforms the mood of the film. Bristling with mystery, Wonderful Town is a delicately handled, terrifically assured debut from director Aditya Assarat.
Released by Soda Pictures.
Dir Aditya Assarat, Thailand 2008, 92 mins, subtitles