Sunday, November 24, 2013

Singaporean Anthony Chen: Director Of Ilo Ilo 爸妈不在家 Cannes Film Festival Camera d'Or Winner

I had not heard of Singaporean director Anthony Chen until I watched last night's live telecast of Taiwan's Golden Horse Awards 50th Anniversary Edition where his film 爸妈不在家 (ba ma bu zai jia - absent parents) or Ilo Ilo won several awards including for best picture.

Here's a report on the Awards

Ilo Ilo is a film about a 10 year old Singaporean boy and his relationship with his Philipino nanny. That film had won the Cannes Film Festival prestigious Camera d'Or award.

I have not watched the film, but plan to watch it on DVD when it is available.

Watch the Red Carpet News TV interview with the director HERE 

Watch the presentation of the Camera d'Or award below


Or head here to you tube

Here's a Screen Daily review of Ilo Ilo by Tim Grierson

The real Auntie Terry of Ilo Ilo

2 comments:

  1. Ooh, looks like a good one to see.

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  2. I have no idea whether they are coming up with a DVD of the film. I just don't think Malaysia will bring in the feature film.

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