Writer-director Yeow Siew Hua: A Land Imagined and Crazy Rich Asians are two sides of the same coin

A world away from the opulence in Crazy Rich Asians, A Land Imagined puts a spotlight on migrant workers without money, status or even citizenship.
A world away from the opulence in Crazy Rich Asians, A Land Imagined puts a spotlight on migrant workers without money, status or even citizenship.PHOTO: SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

SINGAPORE - This year saw the release of Crazy Rich Asians, the romantic comedy that portrays Singapore as a playground of the wealthiest one per cent.

Here comes that film's polar opposite: The feature drama A Land Imagined puts the spotlight on a segment of society without money, status or Singaporean citizenship - migrant workers.

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