Asian Film Festival - Italia
 

Letters From The South

In this omnibus film, six directors from the region each reflect on the Chinese diaspora. Thai filmmaker Aditya Assarat describes a meeting in Thailand between Paula and her friends, who have Chinese roots, with her cousin Mumu, who was born in China; Royston Tan from Singapore tells of the special meaning that making the traditional Popiah dish has for a Chinese family; Midi Zhao from Myanmar follows the death of a grandfather surrounded by Chinese …

Shuttle Life

Ah Qiang lives in the big city and struggles to take care of his mentally unstable mother and his 5-year-old sister, Hui Shan. When a speeding car kills Hui Shan in an accident, Ah Qiang is desperate to claim his sister’s body. Unfortunately, he can’t prove his relation with Hui as she was never registered at birth. Ah Qiang’s mother is no help given her condition. Ah Qiang is forced to face this predicament on …

Aqerat

A young Chinese Malaysian woman becomes involved in the sordid world of human trafficking as she tries to make a better life for herself with a dream of moving to Taiwan.

Mukhsin

A twelve-year-old Malaysian boy’s friendship with a sharp-tongued, assertive little girl moves awkwardly and wistfully into first love in this gently comic prequel to Yasmin Ahmad’s “Sepet” and “Gubra.”

Walk With Me

Starting as a story of a bullied young female factory worker, the film amps up its frightening tropes as it gradually escalates into a feverish nightmare. An evil boss, an abusive father, a sibling’s mysterious death, creepy dolls, ghost children, and blood-chillingly violent setpieces all come together both viscerally and metaphorically for this brooding tale of repression and the dark side of human nature.

Show Me Your Love

Told from Nin’s perspective, Show Me Your Love subtly reveals how the mother and son had been estranged by their years of miscommunication before Nin moved to Hong Kong to go to university. As the pair patch up their differences for a poignant closure, the film retains its composure with believable performances by its leads.

Year Without a Summer

In a remote Malaysian fishing village, two boyhood friends reunite and take a night fishing trip to an uninhabited island. Through their journey and a series of flashbacks, the mysteries of their lives are slowly illuminated in a film hypnotic, tranquil, chimerical and steeped in the deep rhythms of the sea.

23:59

An army recruit was found dead during a 24km road march. After the death of the recruit, strange things started to happen, haunting all the soldiers in the barracks.

Hashi

Sherman Ong Hashi Singapore, Japan, Malesia 20091 h 53 min Click an icon to see more Metadata Director Sherman Ong Runtime 1 h 53 min Release Date 2009 Country  Singapore,   Japan,   Malesia Production Kamachi Masae, Matsuura Jin Images No images were imported for this movie. Actors Starring: —