A Land Imagined

Siew Hua Yeo, France/Netherlands/Singapore

幻土, 2018, 95 min, K16

Singapore is spreading out to sea with workers brought from foreign countries laboring to make it happen. An unlikely friendship between two workers from China and Bangladesh is linked to both disappearing, which sends veteran detective Lok on a confusing search for the truth. The film combines various elements from film noir to social realism and was awarded the main prize at Locarno Film Festival.

Jenni Peisa

Thu 14.3. 18:30 Korjaamo Kulmasali
Sat 16.3. 16:00 Orion

Description

Directed and written by: Siew Hua Yeo. Producer: Fran Borgia. Director of photography: Hideho Urata. Editing: Daniel Hui. Music: Wei Yong Teo. Lead cast: Peter Yu, Xiaoyi Liu. Language: Mandarin, English, Bengali. DCP. Distribution: Visit Films.