Wartime, 1942. Singapore. An Australian fighter pilot shot down in combat awakens suspended in the treetops. As night devours day, he must navigate through dangerous jungle in search of ...
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Wartime, 1942. Singapore. An Australian fighter pilot shot down in combat awakens suspended in the treetops. As night devours day, he must navigate through dangerous jungle in search of sanctuary. Transcending language and culture, CANOPY is a cinematic tour de force exploring the collision of war, nature and its impact on humanity. Written by
According to the opening superimposed description, the movie takes place over a day and night on 09-10 February 1942, a few days before the fall of Singapore on 15 February 1942. Midway through the movie, there is a static scene of several seconds' duration showing the full moon shining brightly over the forested landscape. This is astronomically inaccurate.
The actual moon phase for February 1942 is as follows:-
01 Feb: Full Moon (100% visibility)
09 Feb: Waning Crescent (~ 40% visibility)
10 Feb: Waning Crescent (~ 29% visibility)
15 Feb: New Moon (0% visibility), Chinese Lunar New Year.
[in Hokkien, weakly]
I still don't know what name you're known by.
[silent, not understanding Ah Seng's words]
[pointing to self, in Hokkien, weakly]
Me... Ah Seng.
[smiles, in Hokkien, weakly]
[in Hokkien, more softly]
[pointing at Jim, in Hokkien, weakly]
[pointing to self]
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Walking My Baby Back Home
Performed by: Annette Hanshaw
Written by: Fred E. Ahlert and Roy Turk
Licensed by: Chappell & Co., INC. (ASCAP)
License courtesy of: Cleopatra Records, by arrangement with The Orchard (USA)
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