14 October 2010

881 selected for [SIN]efest

Royston Tan's Musical Drama 881 selected for screening at [SIN]efest,

Friday 12th November, 7pm
The Birkbeck Cinema
43 Gordon Square
London WC1H 0PD

”There is a lot of heart in 881… ”
- The Straits Times Life!

The story is about two good friends who grew up with genuine love for the Getai culture, a form of art with stage and song performances. Getai has a historical tradition in Singapore. After being blessed by the Getai Goddess, the two friends become the most popular Getai duo of the country, called the Papayas. However, the Durian Sisters, their main competitors are very jealous and determined to sabotage the Papayas' performances.

Director: Royston Tan, Cast: Qi Yu Wu, Mindee Ong,Yeo Yann Yann, Liu Ling Ling, 115 mins, English Subtitles

Of Note: Selected as Singapore’s nomination to the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film


11 - 13 November 2010
The Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

For more information please visit www.sinefest.org

[SIN]efest is presented by Creative [SIN]ergy + Flynn Film Co. and supported by The Singapore High Commission in London, Singapore Airlines, Tiger Beer and Town Hall Hotel