Kelvin Tong’s new film, Republic of Food, is a movie to celebrate food and cohesion

Republic Of Food stars (from left) Jeffrey Xu, Yeo Yann Yann and Adrian Pang.
Republic Of Food stars (from left) Jeffrey Xu, Yeo Yann Yann and Adrian Pang.PHOTO: BOKU FILMS, MCI

Republic Of Food is Singapore film-maker Kelvin Tong's new work, which focuses on how the love of food can bind everyone together

Singapore film-maker Kelvin Tong will release a comedy about Singaporeans and local food to mark National Day.

The movie, Republic Of Food, stars Adrian Pang and Yeo Yann Yann as a couple learning to live in a dystopia where everyone's favourite dishes are banned because of a food-borne virus.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 02, 2018, with the headline 'A film to celebrate food and cohesion'. Print Edition | Subscribe