The Blue Hour (Onthakan)蒼ざめた時刻
Official Selections of Focus on Asia IFF Fukuoka
- Contry of Production
- Year of Production
- Running Time
- 96 mins
- Anucha Boonyawatana
- Atthaphan Poonsawas / ￼￼￼￼￼￼Oabnithi Wiwattanawarang / Daungjai Hirunsri
The blue hour can mean time between day and night, realm between dream and reality, or point between good and evil. The film, based on a true story is about the relationship between a boy, who is pressured by his family, and a mysterious boy who will lead him to horrified situations.
Tam, a loner gay boy, is always bullied by his friends at school. At home, his father who works in the army always beats him. His mother and brother never trust him. One day, Tam gets to know Phum, a mysterious boy on the internet. He goes to meet him at an abandoned swimming pool. They have sex and begin their relationship, which will lead Tam to commit the biggest crime of his life.
ゲイであるタムは孤独だった。学校ではいつもいじめに遭い、家族から も疎んじられ居場所がない。ある日、インターネットで知り合ったファムと いう謎の少年と朽ち果てた豪邸で会うことになった。二人の関係が親密 になるにつれ、タムの心の中の闇が芽吹いてくる…。シャープな映像美 で、あいまいな時のはざまを揺れ動く少年の魂を描くホラータッチの青 春映画。短編映画で注目されていた監督の長編劇映画第1作である。
Previous Festivals and Awards
・Official Selection – Berlinale 2015 – Panorama
9/20(Sun)15:50~(96mins)@United Cinema Canal City 13
9/23(Wed)9:45~(96mins)@United Cinema Canal City 13
9/25(Fri)12:00~(96mins)@United Cinema Canal City 13
※Attention: The schedule may change anytime. Please check the latest information on the website.