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18 August 2005 (Singapore) See more »
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the dream of a simple man
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Perth is the journey into the heart of Harry Lee, a 51-year-old part-time security guard and taxi driver... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)
Kay Tong Lim ... Harry Lee
Qiu Lian Liu ... Wife
A. Panneeirchelvam ... Selvam
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jason Aspes ... Road rage Victim
Boeing ... Faithful
Boy ... MC jufti Security Guard

Stefanie Budiman ... Neighbor's Maid (as Stephanie Budiman)
Ivy Cheng ... Mai
Charmaine Chua ... Cheap Slut
Stepharn Girodot ... Charles the Curious Frenchman
Justin Guariglia ... Dog owner
Gene Ho ... Nerdy Soldier on bus
Zahir Hussein ... Smug Bouncer
Steven Lee ... Khmer Rouge Officer
Colin Loh ... Bus Driver
Valtino Philenon Manen ... Football kid
Valvick Philenon Manen ... Football kid
Kevin Murphy ... Darius Lee
Jeye Neo ... Romeo Lee ssecurity guard
Wilson Ng ... Hotel Security
Timothy Nga ... Rich Young Wanker (as Timothy Ngah)
Emilie Oehlers ... Raneesha the Socialite
Apache Ong ... Poet
Chuen Boone Ong ... Big Boss (as 'Monster Man' Ong Chuen Boon)
Sunny Pang ... Angry Boy Lee
Benjamin Peters ... Vomiting boy
Victory Selvam
Catherine Tan ... Chlamydia Lee, bar Hostess
Kwang Pye Thein ... Khmer Rouger
Jonathan Whittle-Utter ... Road rage Victim
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Directed by
Djinn 
 
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Djinn  (as Ong Lay Jinn)

Produced by
Wai-Kin Chan .... executive producer
Damon Chua .... producer
Richard Eu .... executive producer
Juan Foo .... producer
Duncan Jepson .... producer
Keith Jepson .... executive producer
Ilyas Khan .... executive producer
Charmaine Li .... executive producer
Nissim Tse .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Marcello De Francisci 
 
Cinematography by
Meng Hing Goh 
 
Film Editing by
Bin Li 
 
Production Design by
Andy Heng 
 
Makeup Department
Red Ngoh .... hair stylist
Red Ngoh .... key makeup artist
 
Sound Department
Kazz .... sound
Kazuo Sato .... sound
Boom Suvagondha .... assistant mix engineer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
King Li .... clapper loader
 
Editorial Department
Christine Cheung .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Marcello De Francisci .... music scoring mixer
 
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Julia Ng .... location manager
 

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Runtime:
Singapore:106 min | Singapore:107 min
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Singapore:M18 | Singapore:R(A) (original rating)
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fascinating undercurrents in this unique country, 26 October 2010
Author: christopher-underwood from Greenwich - London

A surprising film to come out of the country we think of as so squeaky clean. Certainly Singapore is not all fancy shops and malls but although when I visited, I saw plenty that was not as the brochures illustrate, I got no impression of such an underbelly as is portrayed here. Initially this is very difficult to watch. We are not sympathetic with the looser and wife abuser that is, Harry, played by Lim Kay Tong, with some gusto one must admit and we struggle at first with the English variants and sparse subtitles. Nevertheless as we move on and especially with the entry of the bad man's friend, played by A. Panneeirchelvam, we do get a sense that something rather ambitious is being attempted here. It is not entirely successful but the director deserves credit for trying to bring out the fascinating undercurrents in this unique country.

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