A Land Imagined

A Land Imagined

Director : Siew Hua Yeo / France, Netherlands, Singapore/2018/Colour/95’/Bengali, English, Mandarin


Locarno International Film Festival

Hamburg Film Festival

Wang, a migrant industrial worker in Singapore suffers a worksite accident and is anxious about repatriation. Unable to sleep, Wang starts frequenting a dreamy cybercafé in the dead of the night. Hoping to look for some form of human connection in this foreign land he feels alienated from, Wang forms a virtual friendship with a mysterious gamer that takes a sinister turn.When Wang suddenly disappears, police investigator Lok is appointed to find him.He digs deep into the trail leading to a land reclamation site.

Director and Screenplay Siew Hua Yeo
Producer Fran Borgia DoP Hideho Urata
Editor Daniel Hui
Music Wei Yong Teo

Peter Yu, Xiaoyi Liu, Yue Guo, Jack Tan