In the last 20 years, the Singapore Film Commission (SFC) has helped create films that have won applause from critics (Apprentice, 2016; Ilo Ilo, 2013) and love from the mainstream audience (Ah Boys To Men, 2012).
Sometimes, it funds projects that win neither, such as romantic comedy Chicken Rice War (2000), a boxoffice flop that was also savaged by critics.
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