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6.5/10 Letterboxd

Director  Eric Khoo
Music director  Kevin Mathews
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Language  English
6.6/10 IMDb


Genre  Comedy, Drama
Screenplay  Eric Khoo, James Toh
Country  Singapore
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Release date  12 June 1997 (1997-06-12)
Writer  Eric Khoo, James Toh
Cast  Jack Neo (Ah Gu), Boon Pin Koh (Meng), Yi Fong Chuang (Lily), May Yee Lum (Trixie), Lucilla Teoh (San San), Ritz Lim (Tee)
Similar movies  King Rat, The Tattooist, Paradise Road, Ah Boys to Men 3 Frogmen, Dahdi, Ah Boys To Men (Part 1)

12 storeys


12 Storeys (十二樓 or Shí'èr lóu in Mandarin) is a 1997 Singaporean drama film directed by Eric Khoo. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1997 Cannes Film Festival.

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Plot

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The film focuses on the troubled lives of several people living in the same building. A soup vendor called Ah Gu is having a hard time dealing with his money-hungry wife, Lily. Nearby, young children are forced to raise their even younger siblings due to parental neglect.

Cast

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  • Jack Neo as Ah Gu
  • Koh Boon Pin as Meng
  • Quan Yi Fong (credited as Chuang Yi Fong) as Lily
  • Lum May Yee as Trixie
  • Lucilla Teoh as San San
  • Ritz Lim as Tee
  • Roderick Lim
  • Ronald Toh Chee Kong
  • Loy Lok Yee
  • Neo Swee Lin
  • Lim Kay Siu as Hawker
  • Lim Kay Tong as Mark
  • Reception

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    Derek Elley of Variety wrote that the film's has "genuinely funny" moments, but its slow pacing "blunts the humor". Time Out called it "witty and sophisticated stuff".

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    Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that it "is widely regarded to have contributed to the revitalisation of local cinema".

    References

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