dir. Lan Yu / Singapore / 2019 / 4 min. / Polish premiere
Section: Unsettled, Travelogues
Director: Lan Yu
Screenplay: Lan Yu, Danial Razak, Tan Li Jing
Cinematography: Clement You
Editing: Danial Razak
Sound: Cheng Lijie
Music: Cheng Lijie, Chleo Lee, Daniel Tai
Producer: Diane Therese Rozario
Production: Grace Tay, Roy Chua, Marvin Chan, Elton Lim
World sales: Weave Pte Ltd
Language: English, Mandarin, Tagalog
A slice of life piece that observes the most expensive city in the world through a day in the life of a driver. The driver, Ah Hock, is representative of a generation in Singapore which works mainly for survival, and to provide a better living for their families.
FESTIVALS & AWARDS
ciNE65 Movie Makers Award (Best Film, Best Screenplay), Promofest (Special Jury Mention), Capricorn Film Festival, La Femme Short Film Festival, Los Angeles Women's International Film Festival, Myrtle Beach International Film Festival
Lan Yu is a Singaporean filmmaker who enjoys listening to stories and (re-)telling them. Her social science background has trained her to use stories as bridges to connect people, society and environments. Her works are driven by her interest in social issues. She believes creative stories are best served with empathy, and she strives to bring out the human in every tale she tells.