04 Aug '11, 2am

(TODAY) '1965 not a political film'

SINGAPORE - An upcoming social-political thriller, which is set against the backdrop of a defining moment in Singapore's history and featuring a young Mr Lee Kuan Yew as one of its characters, is "not a political film", said its executive producer, Mr Daniel Yun. Neither has the film, 1965, The Beginning, been endorsed or sanctioned by the Government, Mr Lee's office or the Lee family, said Mr Yun, who is also the chief executive officer of Homerun Asia. The Singapore company is co-producing the movie with China's Zonbo Media under the Co-production Agreement signed between Singapore and China last year. The movie - which has generated much interest - aims for an August 2012 release. Mr Yun said he is not worried about any possible conflicts. "I personally have faith in MDA (Media Development Authority) that they will look at this film as they would any other commercial fi...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC110804-0000465/19...

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