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7 directors, one film for Singapore's 50th

Local film-makers are coming up with an omnibus work with seven short stories

Published on Aug 21, 2014 7:17 PM

Seven local top directors are coming together to make a film to celebrate Singapore's 50th anniversary next year.

Led by Royston Tan, the movie will be an omnibus of seven short stories to celebrate the country and its people.

The other award-winning film-makers involved in the project are Eric Khoo (12 Storeys, 1997), Jack Neo (Ah Boys To Men, 2012), Kelvin Tong (It's A Great Great World, 2011), Tan Pin Pin (Singapore GaGa, 2005), Boo Junfeng (Sandcastle, 2010) and K. Rajagopal (I Can't Sleep Tonight, 1995).

Royston Tan, 37, whose works include youth drama 15 (2003) and getai flick 881 (2007), says: "All seven of us hope that this collaboration can inspire everyone to reflect on our nation's journey, revel in how far we have come and look forward to a brighter future."

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