The exquisite sound of nature in the films of Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Its city-based scenes are expectedly human, bustling with everyday life; then Apichatpong transports the characters and the audience into the countryside with a long tracking shot filmed from the back of a car. The tale is as far fetched as they come, challenging to understand and hugely memorable. The exquisite sound of nature in the films of Apichatpong Weerasethakul The Thai master creates transportive cinema, fully utilising the auditory experience that natural spaces provide. The rurality of his films is an important, symbolic aspect, representing these themes and giving these…