Return to Nostalgia

Return to Nostalgia (2015) Synopsis: 1942: Malaya and Singapore have been taken over by the Japanese forces. The film Seruan Merdeka begins in the midst of this chaos, depicting racial unity in the face of Japanese brutality. It is now 2015. Seruan Merdeka is lost, […]

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River of Exploding Durians

River of Exploding Durians (2014) Synopsis: A coastal town is turned upside down by the construction of a radioactive rare earth plant. An idealistic teacher and a group of high school students find themselves battling for the soul of their hometown. Based on real-life events, […]

The Second Life of Thieves

The Second Life of Thieves 2014 Synopsis: Mr. Tan, the village chief, discovers his wife has disappeared with his good friend Mr. Lai, whom he had a secret relationship with for decades. Forming an unlikely friendship with Mr. Lai’s daughter Sandy, both of them embark […]


KKIFF 2012 Malaysian Short Film Showcase 03 – "Inhalation" Edmund Yeo from KKIFF on Vimeo. Inhalation (2010) Synopsis: Unhappy farm worker Mei steals some money from her boyfriend Seng, boards a ship to Japan and leaves him broken-hearted. But when she is deported it is […]

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Girl In The Water

Girl In The Water (2011) Directed by Woo Ming Jin and Jeppe Rønde (2011, Denmark, Malaysia) and screened at International Film Festival Rotterdam 2012. Made as part of a collaborative project set up by the Danish CPH: Dox. A Scandinavian filmmaker and a Malaysian one […]

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The Tiger Factory

The Tiger Factory (2010) Synopsis: Ping Ping is 19 and wants to go to Japan to work in a car parts company. She’s under the guardian of her aunt, Madame Tien, who shuffles her between two jobs; working in a pig farm, and cleaning dishes […]

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