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The film probes the secrets and wonders of Kuala Lumpur's Batu Caves and records the fascinating phenomena of the insect world hitherlo little known ... Read more
To help the farmer cultivate more land and so feed a bigger population, buffaloes are used to pull the ploughs. This film illustrates the training of young buffaloes for this purpose. ... Read more
“A film whose genuine humor and lack of pretension, not to mention palpable warmth, set it above the general run of new Malaysian cinema.” - Variety ... On Mother's Day in some parts of the world it's tradition to wear a flower, pink or red if your mother is still alive, white if she is no ... Read more
The film shows the traditional way in which the rural people of Malaya relax after the day's work and how they go about their sports and pastimes. ... Read more
A Thai refugee trying to start a new life in a Malaysian fishing village is haunted by the absence of her child. ... D/S Woo Ming Jin, Jeppe Rønde P Edmund Yeo, Patricia Drati, Tine Fischer L Thai, Malay w/English subtitles TD digibeta/2011 ... Read more
“What is the reality of our environment and why are we unable to see past the illusion of this place we call home?” - filmmaker Chris Chong Chan Fui ... Against a backdrop of bright, fast-paced karaoke pop this unhurried coming-of-age tale moves with the leisurely languor of a humid Malaysian ... Read more
A rich variety of delicate living organisms abound the Malayan seashore, on sandy beaches, coral reefs and in mangrove swamps. The fascination lies in the various forms of sea life left by the receding tide and the strange creatures found above as well as below the surface. ... Read more
Ho Yuhang sets out to interview a group of Indonesians who want to invade his home country of Malaysia. ... D Ho Yuhang P Mandy Marahimin, Lorna Tee S Prima Rusdi, Ho Yuhang L Indonesian w/English subtitles TD digibeta/2011 ... Read more
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A colourful account fo a Malayan village feast. ... Read more
“Corporate greed meets an ultra-shameless reality show, and Sondheimian musical numbers... To call the whole shebang a Faustian tale is an understatement.” - Bangkok PostYeo Joon Han's exuberant debut feature is a satirical musical dig at corporate culture, complete with several silly ... Read more
Singapore derives its importance from its entreport trade. Its efficient harbour and sheltered anchorage, its air and sea connections with the world, its banks, business houses and amenities of life have brought it to its present eminence as the commercial centre of South &ndash: East Asia. ... Read more
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Made in Northern Perak in Malaya, the film depicts the life of the aborigines of the Temiar tribe. We see what a civilised life they lead when left to live in their own environment and how they make full use of jungle resources. ... Read more
[Tokyo Magic Hour] is a poetic and experimental tale of a love affair between two men. It unfolds through 60 traditional Malay poems, known as puntun, which are organised into six sections - Meeting, Loving, Lusting, Magic, Parting, Remembering - reflecting the chronology of the romance's life ... Read more
Wayang Kulit means shadow play in Malayan. The film shows a troupe of shadow-players travelling and performing in the villages and kampongs of Kelantan, on Malaya's East Coast. ... Read more
The story is of Yoke-Heng, a small boy from the crowded areas of Singapore, whose parents are required to enter hospital at the same time. The hospital almoner is able to help the family secure one of the modern flats now being erected on the outskirts of the city. On the parents' recovery the ... Read more
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