Southeast Asian movie month: “Ilo Ilo” (2013)

Southeast Asian movie month: “Ilo Ilo” (2013)

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Fri 09 Nov 2018, 7.30 pm
TPD
51 Tran Hung Dao Str, Hanoi

From TPD:

During the first week of the Southeast Asian movie month at TPD, Cinema Space would like to introduce the Singaporean film Ilo Ilo.

Film notes:

ILO ILO • Singapore • 2013
99′ | Drama

Pregnant Hwee Leng Lim and her husband Teck hire a Filipino live-in maid for household chores and to help with their son Jiale, whose behaviour has deteriorated since the recent death of his grandfather.

Ilo Ilo (Chinese: 爸媽不在家; literally: “Mom and Dad Are Not Home”) is a family film. The debut feature of director Anthony Chen, the film features an international cast, including Singaporean actor Chen Tianwen, Malaysian actress Yeo Yann Yann, Filipino actress Angeli Bayani, and debut child actor Koh Jia Ler.

Ilo Ilo was premiered at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival as part of the Directors’ Fortnight on 19 May 2013. At the festival, the film was awarded the Caméra d’Or award, thus becoming the first Singaporean feature film to win an award at the Cannes Film Festival. The film was selected as the Singaporean entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards, but was not nominated. [Wikipedia]

Language: Original languages (Hokkien/English/Tagalog/Mandarin) with Vietnamese and English subtitles

• The film screening is for educational purposes and to raise funds for the Young Cinema Fund at TPD
• Donation (at the door): 20,000 VND/audience
• Doors open at 7 pm and close when the screening room is full
• Seats are assigned on the first-come-first-served basis

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Translated by Hanoi Grapevine

The Centre for Assistance and Development of Movie Talents TPD was established with the purposes of designing and implementing programs to assist and develop movie talents and other activities for the development of Vietnamese cinema.

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The Centre for Assistance and Development of Movie Talents
51 Tran Hung Dao Str (4th floor), Hanoi
Tel: 024 3936 6559
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Website: tpdmovie.com.vn

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