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Director Ken Kwek, of Sex.Violence.FamilyValues, to premiere debut feature Unlucky Plaza at Toronto

Published on Aug 20, 2014 10:08 AM

Local film-maker Ken Kwek, who was behind the controversial Sex.Violence.FamilyValues, will be premiering his debut feature-length work Unlucky Plaza at the Toronto International Film Festival on Sept 4, according to the festival website.

It is screening in the Discovery section of the festival for "directors to watch" and is eligible for the International Critics' Prize (FIPRESCI Prize).

The 122-minute film, billed as a thriller based on a true story, is about "the lives of an arrogant young motivational speaker in debt to the Chinese mafia, his lookin'-to-get-out girlfriend, and a single father in dire straits", and stars Adrian Pang and Judee Tan.

Kwek also wrote the screenplay.

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