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5th(2009)
Luminous Sound
Thailand | 2007 | 25min | COLOR | Documentary

PROGRAM NOTE

Bluntly acknowledging the challenges of blindness, Sila Namtao, a blind and pragmatic pianist wrestles with the possibility that his professionalism may have dulled his love for music. It certainly hasn’t dulled his skill.

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DIRECTOR

Pen-Ek Ratanaruang

Born in 1962, Pen-Ek Ratanaruang is a Thai film director and screenwriter. He is best known for his art-house work, Last Life in the Universe, and is considered to be one of Thai cinema's leading ‘new wave’ auteurs, alongside Wisit Sasanatieng and Apichatpong Weerasethakul. He made his debut with Fun Bar Karaoke, which was screened at many festivals after its première in Berlin. His third feature film, Mon-rak Transistor also premiered at the Directorsʼ Fortnight event at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. 
Producer
: Puang-Phaka Rueti-manon
Cast
: Sila Namtao
Screenwriter
: Pen-ek Ratanaruang
Cinematography
: Chankij Chamnipaipong
Art director
: Wanittha Wanthang-wan
Editor
: Pen-ek Ratanaruang
Music
: Sila Namtao
Sound
: Pongsin Jakrsmithchanon
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