The Edge of Daybreak

Taiki SAKPISIT Thailand, Switzerland 115 Min NC16 (Sexual Scenes) Southeast Asian Premiere

A slow-drip, gothic evocation of a family’s trauma enmeshed in three decades of Thai politics.

A woman loses her husband after a fateful meal. A young girl drowns on the night of a full moon. Following a meditative dream logic that loops delicately between the Thammasat massacre of 1976 and the military coup d’état of 2006, a family is rudely awakened to the past’s hold on their present lives. For them, sleep brings little respite.

Timing & Venue

Price

2 December 2021,
Thursday, 7.00pm
Golden Village 4

$15.00

Closed

All guests must present proof of vaccination (either via TraceTogether or HealthHub app) before entering the halls.

English Title

The Edge of Daybreak

Original Title

พญาโศกพิโยคค่ำ‎

Country

Thailand, Switzerland

Year

2021

Runtime

115 Min

Rating

NC16 (Sexual Scenes)

Language(s)

Thai

Subtitles

English

Credits

Taiki SAKPISIT

Taiki SAKPISIT is a Thai filmmaker and moving-image artist based in Bangkok. His short films include The Mental Traveller (2019) and A Ripe Volcano (2011). His debut feature, The Edge of Daybreak, premiered this year at the International Film Festival Rotterdam where it won the FIPRESCI Award.

Cast & Crew

Cast

Manatsanun PHANLERDWONGSAKUL
Chalad NA SONGKHLA
Sunida RATANAKORN

Screenwriter

Taiki SAKPISIT

Producer

Cattleya PAOSRIJAROEN
Soros SUKHUM

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