02 Aug '18, 10am

Locarno: Visit Films Picks up Singapore’s ‘A Land Imagined’ (EXCLUSIVE) https://t.co/iA2TIXdHSb

Locarno: Visit Films Picks up Singapore’s ‘A Land Imagined’ (EXCLUSIVE) https://t.co/iA2TIXdHSb

U.S.-based Visit Films has picked up international sales rights to Yeo Siew Hua’s “A Land Imagined .” The Singaporean-Dutch-French picture has its premiere this week in main competition at the Locarno film festival in Switzerland. A new generation of Singaporean film makers is enjoying ever greater prominence on the international festival circuit. Anthony Chen, Boo Junfeng, K Rajagopal and Kirsten Tan have delivered a string of contemporary films that range from social realist to the mildly whimsical. Yeo’s “Imagined” appears to sit somewhere between detective drama and an intelligent probing of squeaky clean Singapore ’s darker corners. The narrative involves a sleepless Singapore police investigator on the trail of a lonely construction worker from China who has gone missing at a land reclamation site. Along the way, Yeo probes the city-state’s constant process of recons...

Full article: https://variety.com/2018/film/asia/locarno-visit-films-pi...

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