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Singapore Dreaming, 1h45
Origin Singapore
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Yeo Yann Yann

Poh Huat (Richard Low), the father of the Loh family, works as a lawyer's clerk. He is married to Siew Luan (Alice Lim), a housewife who likes to brew liang teh (herbal tea) for the family. Poh Huat has a habit of buying lottery tickets in hope of winning and enjoying a better life. He also keeps newspaper cuttings of car models and condominiums and stores them in a box in his room.
Becoming Royston
Origin Singapore

The film, Becoming Royston, is a story of “self exploration, discovery and liberation, which explores relationships between people, conflicts, insecurities, hopes and dreams, you and me.”
Zodiac: The Race Begins..., 1h30
Origin Singapore
Genres Adventure, Animation
Themes Films based on mythology
Actors Vernetta Lopez, Tom Arnold

The great Buddha gave the eminent Jade Emperor the task of ruling the celestial and mortal worlds. However, mortal human beings did not have an awareness of time, which spelt calamity. To avert this, the Jade Emperor gave a celestial order: "Let it be known in the mortal world, that I, the Imperial Jade Emperor, shall appoint 12 animals to ascend to the celestial world. These 12 species of animals shall represent a cycle of 12 years with each animal representing a year. Any humans born in a particular animal's year shall bear that animal's mark and his strength. This representation shall be known as the Zodiac.
Be with Me
Be with Me (2005)
, 1h30
Directed by Eric Khoo
Origin Singapore
Genres Drama, Romance
Themes Medical-themed films, Films about sexuality, LGBT-related films, Films about disabilities, La cécité, LGBT-related films, Sign-language films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Royston Tan

Un mariage d'histoires construites autour des thèmes de l'amour, de l'espoir et du destin. Les personnages de Be with Me mènent des vies séparées, mais sont liés par un même désir : vivre auprès de l'être aimé.
4:30 (2005)
, 1h33
Directed by Royston Tan
Origin Singapore
Genres Drama
Themes Films about children, L'enfance marginalisée

Zhang Xiao Wu est un jeune garçon d'une dizaine d'années vivant à Singapour. Il est livré à lui-même, entre une mère partie à l'étranger et ne le contactant que par téléphone et un père invisible dont on ne sait rien. Un jour, Jung, un coréen de trente ans dépressif emménage en colocation dans l'appartement. Il travaille la nuit et se couche chaque matin à quatre heures trente en prenant de puissants somnifères. C'est à ce moment que le jeune garçon vient l'observer. Il consigne ses découvertes dans un cahier. Il mène ainsi une vie monotone et solitaire, cohabitant avec un étranger qui semble ne pas le remarquer. Il n'arrive même pas à vivre normalement à l'école où il rattrape ses nuits sans sommeil. Peu à peu, le jeune garçon, malgré la barrière de la langue, va tenter de lier connaissance avec le jeune homme et s'ingénier à construire une impossible amitié dans une ambiance qui flirte avec le surréalisme.
The Best Bet
Origin Singapore
Genres Comedy
Actors Mark Lee, Christopher Lee, Margaret Lee, Cheryl Chin

The movie focuses on the three main characters — Tan Chun Huang (Mark Lee), an illegal bookie and "super gambler" who leaves the running of his family's bak kut teh stall to his younger sister, Hui Min (Joanne Peh); Lee Yong Shun (Christopher Lee), an ambitious but unlucky man who abhors gambling; and Richard (Richard Low), a white-collar executive who is indecisive and easily influenced, but does not listen to his wife's (Chen Liping) pleas not to gamble.
Cyber Wars
Cyber Wars (2004)
, 1h38
Origin Singapore
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Action
Themes Films about computing, Political films, Cyberpunk films, Dystopian films
Actors Genevieve O'Reilly, Joan Chen, Wang Luoyong, David Warner, William Sanderson, Michael De Mesa

In the fictional near future, nearly everyone is identified by an implanted microchip and connected to the cybernet. Criminals use fake chips, known as "SIMs" (Simulated Identity iMplants). A female bounty hunter is looking for a man who bought a SIM. She uncovers a game to manipulate society being played by the leaders of five giant corporations.
Homerun (2003)
, 1h48
Origin Singapore
Genres Drama
Themes Political films
Actors Mark Lee, Xiang Yun, Shawn Lee, Joshua Ang, Jimmy Nah

In 1965, two poor Singaporean children, Chew Kiat Kun (Shawn Lee) and his younger sister Seow Fang (Megan Zheng) live with their mother (Xiang Yun) who is late in her third pregnancy and their father (Huang Wenyong) who is in debt to a local rice merchant. The children make the best of what little they have, while their father works long hours doing odd jobs.
After School
Directed by Zhu Houren
Origin Singapore
Actors Hong Huifang, Zhu Houren

The story's main character is a 16-year-old Secondary 4 student called Siao Han, whose parents abandoned him when he was young. At the start of the story, it shows Siao Han getting ready for the end of school with his best friend, his girlfriend Lily and his girlfriend's best friend. Reaching a shopping centre, they started to shoplift from various kinds of shops. Siao Han did his first try, only to get caught and reported to the police. The police team arrived, and Shao Han was shocked to find out that the leading officer of the team is his elder sister. His best friend came to his rescue, but Shao Han's sister decided to bring Shao Han to further investigations. Lily saw this and walked away in disappointment.
15 (2003)
, 1h30
Directed by Royston Tan
Origin Singapore
Genres Drama, Comedy, Documentary, Crime
Themes L'adolescence, Films about children, Films about sexuality, La sexualité des mineurs, L'enfance marginalisée

The film stars three real-life juvenile gangsters, all aged 15, giving an accurate depiction of Chinese teenage gang-life in the Singapore suburbs. The 2003 film features two more gangsters as characters as well as a fight sequence with more affluent English-educated Singapore youths. Rather than scripting the movie or employing professional actors, Tan attempted to capture the troubled lives of his characters in realistic fashion, apparently without much prior scripting.
One Leg Kicking, 1h30
Origin Singapore
Actors Mark Lee, Gurmit Singh, Hossan Leong, Moses Lim, Fiona Xie, Lim Kay Tong

As the film begins, Tai Po (Gurmit Singh) and Vernon (Moe Alkaff) are shown to have a common pastime of playing soccer. Later, Tai Po enters a Youth Soccer Competition in a tryout, but gets hurt with his leg bleeding. Since that event, Tai Po appears to shun matches of soccer on the radio or on television while at work.
Chicken Rice War, 1h40
Directed by CheeK
Origin Singapore
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Kevin Murphy, Utt Panichkul

Chicken Rice War is loosely based on William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. In this movie the Montagues and Capulets are represented by the families Wong and Chan. Both families run Chicken Rice stalls side by side in the same market, something that the authorities say is impossible, since it is not allowed. The underlying conflict is about the secret family recipes that has been kept secret for generations, but apart from that nobody really knows what the fight is about.
Liang Po Po: The Movie, 1h40
Origin Singapore
Genres Comedy, Crime
Actors Mark Lee, Eric Tsang

Liang Po Po, a lovable 85-year-old granny, decides to leave the Old Folks Home in search of a new life. Believing that she can still contribute to the good of the society, the determined old lady sets on a path where she soon realizes how her trusting and naïve nature can be used against her.
Hitman in the City, 1h16
Origin Singapore
Actors Mark Lee

Chen Lai Shun is a lowly clerk at a big company, whose head Lin Da Fa is Lai Shun's former neighbour. On the outside, the business seems legitimate, but it actually deals in drugs traded in from Thailand.