S'porean directed German spy thriller without speaking the language

Marcus Lim (centre) was tired of waiting to be invited to make his film, so he decided to do it himself. PHOTO: MILITANCY FILMS
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SINGAPORE - After raising the budget of 400,000 euros (S$643,000) and making his spy thriller The Man On The Other Side, Marcus Lim took the unusual step of "four-walling", or renting a hall for public screenings.

"This is not the traditional method," admits the 30-something associate lecturer in the Film Studies Department at the Singapore University Of Social Sciences (SUSS).

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