28 Aug '13, 3am

[FILM REVIEW] Ilo Ilo is certainly one of our most well-crafted films in recent years—three stars:

[FILM REVIEW] Ilo Ilo is certainly one of our most well-crafted films in recent years—three stars:

The momentous debut feature film by our very own Anthony Chen, which took home the coveted Camera d’Or award at Cannes earlier this year, is a straightforward and unpretentious family drama set in the ‘90s during the financial crisis. Based on Chen’s own childhood, Ilo Ilo is uncomplicated and ordinary; yet it is infused with such tender loving care that there is absolutely no real excuse to fault it. Although if it weren’t for its recent accolade, it could have very well pass off as a TV drama—albeit a very well-made one—with its predictable theme of domestic disturbances (misbehaving brat in school, foreign maid in peril), the plot devices are oh-so simply and clearly laid out. 12-year-old Jiale (Koh Jia Ler) is every parents’ living nightmare. Not only is he in the habit of getting into small fights in school, he is also an ill-disciplined kid at home. Pregnant mom Hwee...

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