Why was this shot on an iPhone?
“A Letter to Uncle Boonmee” isn’t so much a movie as an experiment in photography, a series of images that capture a mood instead of a story. It has no plot, per se, though it does revolve around a group of soldiers who have driven out all the villagers of a small town. Yet, they’re not all that important. With a sudden pan or tilt of the constantly moving camera, the director decides to focus on some other development, seemingly…