Banjir kemarau (2009)

| Drama
What if suddenly the water supply runs dry in Singapore? This fusion of documentary and fiction narrative depicts the lives of foreign migrants as an impending water crisis begins to seep ... See full summary »

Director:

Sherman Ong

Writer:

Sherman Ong
1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Nathan Boenjamin Nathan Boenjamin
Consulta Gian Carlo Consulta Gian Carlo
Rattanan Channoi Rattanan Channoi
Gnes Christina Gnes Christina
Teresa Cua Teresa Cua
Shawn Kiyotaka Fukuzaki Shawn Kiyotaka Fukuzaki
Sanjay Gautam Sanjay Gautam
Richel T. Hidalgo Richel T. Hidalgo
Xiao Jing Xiao Jing
Kim Yeon Jung Kim Yeon Jung
Shin Hye Jung Shin Hye Jung
Sean Lee Sean Lee
Adelyn Leong Adelyn Leong
Giovanni Lombardo Giovanni Lombardo
Pacheun Maleipan Pacheun Maleipan
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What if suddenly the water supply runs dry in Singapore? This fusion of documentary and fiction narrative depicts the lives of foreign migrants as an impending water crisis begins to seep into their lives. With water, or the lack of it, becoming the central motif, this two-part feature length film takes us on a journey across 8 interweaved stories and 10 languages, as the protagonists, consisting of non-professional actors, grapple with this hopefully temporary discomfort, amidst their dalliance with human foibles, and their fantasies of everlasting loves and broken romances. This aberration is a memento mori as the narratives grazed across the vague impressions of the racial tensions lingering past the 1997 riots in Indonesia, World War II, ritual beliefs, and ethnic discrimination in Southeast Asia which has been ingrained over generations and transported along with the migrant communities. Nonetheless, amidst the sporadic ventures into death and violence, sexual relations and ... Written by Mubi

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Country:

Singapore

Language:

Hindi | Indonesian | Italian

Also Known As:

Flooding in the Time of Drought See more »

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