Ilo Ilo

  • May 9, 2018 / 19:00
  • May 19, 2018 / 18:00

Director: Anthony Chen
Cast: Koh Jia Ler, Angeli Bayani, Chen Tian Wen, Yeo Yann Yann
Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, France, 2013, 99', color, Mandarin, Tagalog, English, Hokkien with Turkish subtitle
 

Described as "a small gem" by Screen Daily magazine and the first Singaporean feature film to win at the Cannes Film Festival, Ilo Ilo chronicles the poignant relationship between the Lim family and their newly arrived maid, Teresa. Like many other Filipino women, Teresa has come to this city in search of a better life. However, her kind presence in the family worsens their already strained relationship, as she tries to bring order into this dysfunctional family besides cooking and cleaning. Jiale, the young and troublesome son, starts to form a unique bond with Teresa. But this is 1997 and the Asian Financial Crisis is beginning to be felt in the region…

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