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Shirkers (2018)

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In 1992, teenager Sandi Tan and her friends Sophie and Jasmine shot Singapore's first indie-a road movie called "Shirkers"-with their enigmatic American mentor, Georges Cardona. Sandi wrote... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Sandi Tan ... Herself
Sophia Siddique Harvey Sophia Siddique Harvey ... Herself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Georges Cardona Georges Cardona ... Himself (archive footage)
Philip Cheah Philip Cheah ... Himself
Ben Harrison Ben Harrison ... Himself
Grace Dane Mazur Grace Dane Mazur ... Herself
Jasmine Kin Kia Ng Jasmine Kin Kia Ng ... Herself
Stephen Tyler Stephen Tyler ... Himself
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In 1992, teenager Sandi Tan and her friends Sophie and Jasmine shot Singapore's first indie-a road movie called "Shirkers"-with their enigmatic American mentor, Georges Cardona. Sandi wrote the script and played the lead, a killer named S. After shooting wrapped, Georges vanished with all the footage! 20 years later, the 16mm cans are recovered in New Orleans, sending Sandi-now a novelist in Los Angeles-on a new personal odyssey across two continents and many media: 16mm, digital, Hi8, Super8, slides, animation and handwritten letters. A kaleidoscopic punk rock ghost story!

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26 October 2018 (USA) See more »

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In 2018, Sandi Tan premiered her film at the Sundance Film Festival and earned the World Cinema Documentary Directing Award. She was the second Singapore-born filmmaker to win. (The first went to another Tan: Kirsten Tan, for Pop Aye, the previous year.) See more »

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soooo boring
16 November 2018 | by ozusenseiSee all my reviews

Was waiting for it to get good, never did. Just a documentary about a bunch of hipsters feeling upset and pretentious.


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