Home > Film Festival > 12th PLJFF > Films > In Competition extra muros > Railway Sleepers The sea stares at us from afar Noiseless, Desert Extras Landscapes of War, Landscapes of Peace On the edge of life Niñato In The Waves I Used To Sleep On The Rooftop Railway Sleepers 1 2 3 4 5 2016 (102’) THAILAND Director: Sompot Chidgasornpongse "Railway Sleepers" explores the close connection between Thai people and railway. The film takes the audience to experience a 2-day, 2-night trip from the north to the south, and turns the train into the microcosm of life in Thailand. FESTIVALS Berlinale, Germany, 2017 MIFF, Australia, 2017 World FF of Bangkok, Thailand, 2017 Original language: Thai Cinematographer: Sompot Chidgasornpongse Editor: Sompot Chidgasornpongse Producers: Apichatpong Weerasethakul – Kick the Machine Films Sompot Chidgasornpongse – At a Time Pictures Contact: Kick the Machine Films E: firstname.lastname@example.org At a Time Pictures E: email@example.com Sompot Chidgasornpongse graduated with a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Chulalongkorn university, and an MFA in Film/Video from California Institute of the Arts (CalArts). Since then, he’s been active in the film industry, both locally and internationally. He was also selected as a participant in Berlinale Talents as director and editor. His films explore the possibility of representing everyday life in a creative and thought-provoking way.