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Face to watch in 2019: Anthony Chen, film-maker

Film-maker Anthony Chen has a new film, Wet Season, that will be out in the latter half of next year.
Film-maker Anthony Chen has a new film, Wet Season, that will be out in the latter half of next year.

Following the critical success of his debut feature Ilo Ilo (2013), anything that home-grown film-maker Anthony Chen, 34, puts out next will be much scrutinised.

His highly anticipated second feature, Wet Season, is currently in post-production and will be out in the latter half of next year. Set during the monsoon season in Singapore, it is about a 40-year-old woman trying to redefine herself.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 23, 2018, with the headline 'Anthony Chen, film-maker'. Print Edition | Subscribe