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ILO ILO - SpotlightAsia!

109 min | NR
Set in Singapore during the 1997 Asian financial crisis, ILO ILO chronicles the day-to-day drama of the Lim family: troublesome grade-schooler Jiale and his overstressed parents, Heck and Leng. Comfortably middleclass and with another baby on the way, they hire Teresa, a Filipino immigrant, as a live-in nanny. An outsider in both the family and Singapore itself, Teresa initially struggles to manage Jiale’s antics and find her footing in a new community. The two eventually form a unique bond, but just as Teresa becomes an unspoken part of the family, unforeseen circumstances in an uncertain economy will challenge the new normal yet again.

Directed By
Anthony Chen

Written By
Anthony Chen

Language
English, Mandarin, Tagalog, and Hokkien with English subtitles
Cast Includes
Yann Yann Yeo, Tian Wen Chen, Angeli Bayani

Official Site
filmmovement.com/



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