Checkpoint Theatre's family dramedy The Karims goes from theatre to film

(From left) Playwright-actor Adib Kosnan, director Claire Wong and co-director Joel Lim turned Keluarga Besar En. Karim (The Karims) from a stage play into a feature film in under five weeks. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
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SINGAPORE - Checkpoint Theatre's latest production, Keluarga Besar En. Karim (The Karims), was intended as the company's return to live theatre. But pandemic uncertainties turned the 90-minute play into a feature film instead.

The play looks at the dynamics of a family's relationships when a new son-in-law, Aqil, moves into the family home. It is written by Adib Kosnan, who also plays Aqil.

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