Oral Narrative of Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s films

Daegyeom Heo

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This essay examines the narrative system of Apitchapong Weerachetakul’s films and its relation with the auditory media tools used as narrative devices in his films. In Isan, Northeastern part of Thailand, auditory media existed as dominant mean of people's communication until mid-seventy. Apitchapong has grown in Isan region before he moved Chicago for his film study. This essay studies how auditory media comprise time-space in Apitchapong's films.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)271-291
Number of pages20
JournalAsian Culture Studies
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2013


  • East Asia
  • Homo-Saker
  • Contemporary film
  • non-space
  • South-Eastern Asia
  • Epistolary Narrative
  • Non-Place
  • Homo-Sacer


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