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Director  Kelvin Tong
Country  Singapore
6.6/10 IMDb

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Language  Mandarin Chinese, Hokkien, Teochew, Cantonese, Hainanese, Hakka and other Chinese dialects
Release date  27 January 2011 (2011-01-27)
Writer  Kelvin Tong, Ken Kwek, Marcus Chin

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It's a Great, Great World (Chinese: 大世界; pinyin: dà shì jiè) is a Singapore film directed by Kelvin Tong. It is set in the Great World Amusement Park and was released in Singapore cinemas on 27 January 2011. The film features an ensemble cast of local singers, established MediaCorp artistes, a number of celebrities from Hong Kong and Taiwan and getai group "Babes in the City". A noted feature of the film is the heavy use of common Chinese dialects and many actors had dialogues in dialects they were not familiar with.


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It's A Great Great World is set in Singapore's legendary amusement park named Great World, which was also known to locals by its Hokkien name 'Tua Seh Kai'. Spanning from the 1940s to the present day, the film presents four tales centred on attractions within these once famous walls.

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At present time, Ah Min finds four old pictures in her mother's photography studio and seeks out her mother's old friend Goh Ah Beng, who tells her the stories behind these photographs. These four stories includes:

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  • A clown on a quest to have his photo taken with English movie star Elizabeth Taylor and tells his experience to his ageing mother.
  • The tale of a carnival shooting gallery operator who experiences her first teenage love with a Malaysian medicinal oil seller's son.
  • A washed up diva of the Flamingo Nightclub who used to sing for her lost love, and rediscovers true support by her audience and her manager.
  • A lok-lok seller who narrates the story of his wedding dinner with his mute wife the night the Japanese invaded Singapore during World War II.

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    Interwoven into the film are stories of a multitude of characters that lived, worked, played, sang danced and even fell in love in Great World.


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  • Yvonne Lim as Tan Ah Huay
  • Ben Yeo as Ah Siong
  • Olivia Ong as Ah Min
  • Nancy Sit as Mrs Tan
  • Chew Chor Meng as Goh Ah Beng
  • Lin Ruping as Ah Beng's neighbour
  • Henry Thia as Ah Boo
  • Lai Meng as Ah Boo's mother
  • Chen Tianwen as a Bellboy
  • Gurmit Singh as a Security Guard
  • Joanne Peh as Mei Juan
  • John Cheng as Yeo, an oil seller
  • Zhang Zhenhuan as Ah Leong, Yeo's son
  • Ng Hui as Ah Ting
  • Zheng Geping as ghost train ride operator
  • Xiang Yun as Rose
  • Huang Wenyong as Peter
  • Paige Chua as Mu Dan
  • Guo Liang as Henry
  • Chen Shucheng as Towkay Lim
  • Apple Hong as Lim Bee Lian
  • Bryan Wong as Ah Kiang
  • Zhang Yaodong as Ah Dong
  • Marcus Chin as Ah Chuen (head chef)
  • Kym Ng as Molly
  • Ix Shen as Delivery Man
  • Dennis Chew as Aunty Lucy
  • Tay Yin Yin as Ang Moh
  • Sam Tseng as Tiger
  • Justin Ang as an Ah Beng
  • Babes in the City
  • Minor cast

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  • Benjamin Heng as Ah Ting's boyfriend
  • Kimberly Chia as Ah Luan
  • Kelly Schuster as Elizabeth Taylor
  • Variety shows

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    There are two variety shows that relate to the movie. The first show was "Amazing Great World" (精彩大世界) which was broadcast on 24 January 2011 on MediaCorp Channel U and another was "Great World Once More" (情迷大世界)which was broadcast on 27 January 2011 on MediaCorp Channel 8.

    Box office takings

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    As at 21 February 2011, the movie has earned more than S$2 million at the Singapore box office and attained viewership of 250, 000.

    Television broadcast

    The movie was telecast on Mei Ah Movies Channel in late 2011. In 2013, Channel 8 broadcast the movie as a Lunar New Year Day 1 movie with dubbing. Chinese dialects were dubbed except for Aunty Lucy's Shanghainese dialect.


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