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Nursery Rhymes

Nursery Rhymes

NURSERY RHYMES
2020CinemaSHORT Drama 10 mins
Through nursery rhymes and the politics of language, we see a childhood spent under Japanese Imperial rule in 1940s Singapore.
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Nursery Rhymes

Nursery Rhymes
Nursery Rhymes

Nursery Rhymes

NURSERY RHYMES
2020Shorts Drama 10 mins
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Nursery Rhymes
Nursery Rhymes
Details
1940’s colonial Singapore. A Chinese girl plays an English game and is reminded of her place. Another sings a Japanese tune while her true voice remains silenced.
Director
Michael Kam
Country
Singapore
Language
English
Hokkien
Japanese

Details
1940’s colonial Singapore. A Chinese girl plays an English game and is reminded of her place. Another sings a Japanese tune while her true voice remains silenced.
Director
Michael Kam
Country
Singapore
Language
English
Hokkien
Japanese

Accolades
Nursery Rhymes
Official Selection
Singapore International Film Festival, 2020
Nursery Rhymes
Nursery Rhymes
Official Selection
Singapore International Film Festival, 2020
Nursery Rhymes
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Official Selection
Singapore International Film Festival, 2020
Nursery Rhymes

Meet the Cast
Venice Ng Suk Wen

Venice Ng Suk Wen

Niki Tou

Niki Tou

Meet the Cast
Venice Ng Suk Wen

Venice Ng Suk Wen

Niki Tou

Niki Tou

Directors

Michael Kam

Director's Statement

"Aside from being an expression of filial piety, this film also allowed me to share my thoughts on how ordinary people often have to bear the scars and consequences when living during the times of whichever and whoever is the occupying power."

Michael Kam
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