Singapore's first crime thriller movie, re:solve, was hard to make, says debutant director
The film re:solve is billed as Singapore's first action crime thriller, and making it certainly took resolve on the part of director Randy Ang.
Speaking at a press conference at Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen on Tuesday, he said: "I've always liked watching cop thrillers from young and I wondered why no one in Singapore dared to do one. Then I made one and realised how hard it was."
There was a chorus of nos when it came to location filming, especially when firearms were involved.
Ang, 35, said: "My requirements were simple. I wanted to use real guns and bullets and it wasn't easy to get the permits to have explosions and gunfights in this bustling city."