The afterlife and fashion on screen

Their Remaining Journey (left) is the debut feature by home-grown visual artist John Clang (above); while The Tailor (below) is Vietnam's entry to next year's Academy Awards' Best Foreign Language Film category.
Their Remaining Journey (above) is the debut feature by home-grown visual artist John Clang.PHOTO: NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE
Their Remaining Journey (left) is the debut feature by home-grown visual artist John Clang (above); while The Tailor (below) is Vietnam's entry to next year's Academy Awards' Best Foreign Language Film category.
Their Remaining Journey is the debut feature by home-grown visual artist John Clang (above).PHOTO: NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE
Their Remaining Journey (left) is the debut feature by home-grown visual artist John Clang (above); while The Tailor (below) is Vietnam's entry to next year's Academy Awards' Best Foreign Language Film category.
The Tailor (above) is Vietnam's entry to next year's Academy Awards' Best Foreign Language Film category.PHOTO: NATIONAL GALLERY SINGAPORE

Their Remaining Journey and The Tailor take centre stage at the National Gallery Singapore's Painting With Light festival

There is a ghost character in Singaporean visual artist John Clang's debut feature film, Their Remaining Journey.

A few reasons exist for why Clang (born Ang Choon Leng) has a ghost in his drama. One is that he believes they exist and the other is that one might have saved his life.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 11, 2018, with the headline 'The afterlife and fashion on screen'. Print Edition | Subscribe