Fortissimo Films hasacquired worldwide rights to acclaimed Thai director ApichatpongWeerasethakul's Syndromes And A Century.
The film, which is one of thesix New Crowned Hope (NCH) projects, focuses on the memories of two doctors,one male and one female, and is inspired by the filmmaker's parents before theywere lovers.
Apichatpong also producedthrough Kick the Machine Films along with Pantham Thongsang for
Apichatpong's previous workincludes Tropical Malady, which wasawarded the Jury Prize at
Fortissimo has acquiredworldwide rights to another of the seven films commissioned by the festival -Taiwanese director Tsai Ming-liang's IDon't Want To Sleep Alone - starring Lee Kang Sheng and Chen Shiang Chyiand filmed in