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Time Out says

The benign spirit of Kieslowski hovers over Khoo's second feature, which picks up where Mee Pok Man left off with more funny/sad accounts of screwed-up lives in a typical Singaporean government-housing block. Khoo focuses on the inhabitants of three apartments: an overweight single woman who can't get her late mother's cruel nagging out of her head, a working-class slob put through the mill by his brought-from-China wife, and a very uptight guy who crashes into the discovery that his younger sister has a sex life. As a social satire of Lee Kuan-Yew's nanny state, this is witty and sophisticated stuff. As an anthology of lives blighted by self-delusion and peer-group pressure, it's so truthful it hurts.
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Release Details

  • Duration:107 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Eric Khoo
  • Screenwriter:Eric Khoo, James Toh
  • Cast:
    • Jack Neo
    • Chuan Yi-Fong
    • Koh Boon-Pin
    • Lucilla Teoh
    • Lum May-Yee
    • Ritz Lim
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