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My Magic (2008)

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A single dad looks to give up drinking and his bartender job in order to impress his son and find work as a magician.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Francis Bosco ...
Francis
Jathisweran ...
The Son
Keng Yew Seet ...
Big Boss
Jason Lim ...
Club Owner
Grace Kalaiselvi ...
The woman
Sway Ah Ng ...
Pawn Shop Owner
Preetha Damodaran ...
Young Wife
Krishnamurthi A.L. Shanmugam ...
Young Magician
Leslie Sim ...
Magician's Assistant
Sanwan Bin Rais ...
Noodle Stall Man
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Henchman 1
Willie Toh ...
Henchman 2
Indhiran Regasamy ...
Bartender 1 (as Indhiran S/O Regasamy)
Subramanian ...
Bartender 2
Amos Marimuthu ...
Boy at Prata Shop (as Amos S/O Marimuthu)
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A single dad looks to give up drinking and his bartender job in order to impress his son and find work as a magician.

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2 December 2008 | by (Indonesia) – See all my reviews

I watch this while visiting Singapore in October 2008. Well to tell you the truth, I was amazed with the movie. Its really give excellent message in it. Eric Khoo has done a great job in directing this movie The plot it self is center father named Francis (Bosco Francis) who is at the end of his tether as a magician. He often takes solace in the bottle and barely ekes a living as a cleaner in a nightclub. He has 10 years old son played by Jathishweran, who help his Father to quit drinking and get out from chaotic life. The movie it self show a truly deep message how the son love his father and want to ask his father to get out chaotic life.

I really recommended this movie. A truly marvelous movie. And this deserve an Oscar for foreign film


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