Awards & Winners

Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Date of Birth 16-July-1970
Place of Birth Bangkok
(Thailand, Bangkok Metropolitan Region)
Nationality Thailand
Also know as Apichtapong Weerasethakul, Joe, Jei, Joe, Apichatpong "Joe" Weerasethakul, 아핏차퐁 위라세타쿤, 아피차퐁 위라세타쿤, Joe, Apichatpong Weerasethaku, Joe, Apichatpong "Joe" Weerasethakul, Apichatpong “Joe” Weerasethakul
Profession Film Producer, Film director, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Editor
Apichatpong "Joe" Weerasethakul is a Thai independent film director, screenwriter, and film producer. His feature films include Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, winner of the prestigious 2010 Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or prize; Tropical Malady, which won a jury prize at the 2004 Cannes Film Festival; Blissfully Yours, which won the top prize in the Un Certain Regard program at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival; and Syndromes and a Century, which premiered at the 63rd Venice Film Festival and was the first Thai film to be entered in competition there. Working outside the strict confines of the Thai film studio system, Weerasethakul has directed several features and dozens of short films. Themes reflected in his films include dreams, nature, sexuality, and Western perceptions of Thailand and Asia, and his films display a preference for unconventional narrative structures and for working with non-actors. Cinephiles affectionately refer to him as "Joe".

Awards by Apichatpong Weerasethakul

Check all the awards nominated and won by Apichatpong Weerasethakul.


Nominations 2011 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Independent Spirit Award for Best Foreign Film Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives
Country: Thailand


Palme d'Or
Honored for : Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives


Nominations 2006 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Asian Film Award for Best Director Syndromes and a Century
Thailand / Austria / France


Cannes Jury Prize
Honored for : Tropical Malady