30th Singapore International Film Festival is beyond the ordinary

Issues of class, family and education are seen in a fresh light in films by women directors at this year's festival

For those willing to go beyond the ordinary, the 30th Singapore International Film Festival offers good choices, especially from women film-makers.

Australian drama-comedy Babyteeth (rating to be confirmed, 117 minutes, screening on Nov 24 and 30) is a portrait of a romance between Milla (Eliza Scanlen), a schoolgirl from a middle-class home, and petty criminal Moses (Toby Wallace).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 14, 2019, with the headline 'Beyond the ordinary '. Print Edition | Subscribe