Don't miss

Replay


LATEST SHOWS

FRANCE IN FOCUS

France's chronic unemployment problem

Read more

EYE ON AFRICA

Candidates Goodluck Jonathan and Mohamudu Buhari call for calm

Read more

MEDIAWATCH

Anger at mental health stigmatisation after crash allegations

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Yemen, the Escalation; France's Three Way Race; Clarkson Shown the Exit (part 2)

Read more

THE WORLD THIS WEEK

Germanwings Crash; Co-pilot 'hid illness' on crash day (part 1)

Read more

#THE 51%

The extraordinary tale of the Egyptian mother who lived as a man

Read more

REPORTERS

Video: San Cristobal, Venezuela's tinderbox

Read more

FOCUS

Portugal: Anger at corruption scandals, one year after bailout

Read more

YOU ARE HERE

Bistronomy: Stylish and simple eating

Read more

A Thai director on the Cannes jury

Latest update : 2008-05-15

Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul is the first Thai to serve on the Cannes jury. He received a jury prize in 2004 for his film "Tropical Malady." (Report: C. Payen)

Apichatpong Weerasethakul is no stranger to Cannes. He showed his first film there ("Blissfully yours," in 2002) and in 2004 won the grand jury prize for "Tropical Malady," an experimental film about the tortured love between a soldier and his lover. He is considered one of the leading directors of Thailand's "New Wave" of cinema.
 
FRANCE 24's correspondent in Bangkok, Cyril Payen, met the director in his studio. Click "Play video" above to watch the report.

And follow Web correspondent Arnab Banerjee's video blog.

Date created : 2008-05-15

COMMENT(S)