15 Jul '11, 4am

Former PM Lee Kuan Yew to be immortalised on screen | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

Former PM Lee Kuan Yew to be immortalised on screen | SingaporeScene - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

Former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew will be the subject of the film "1965". (Getty Images) Former Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew , one of modern Singapore's founding fathers, will be immortalised on screen. Singapore-based movie company Homerun Pictures and Hong Kong film company We Movies will jointly produce "1965", a film that will tell the story of Lee Kuan Yew's struggle for Singapore's independence. According to Chinese news website Sina , the planned political thriller will focus on documenting the former Minister Mentor's life through 90 tumultuous days in 1965 when racial and ideological differences were rampant in the city-state. Maggie Cheung and Tony Leung are likely to play the main characters of the film. (Getty Images) The cast of "1965" is rumoured to include Maggie Cheung , Hollywood actress Julianne Moore and Tony Leung Chiu Wai, who may p...

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  1. 25 Jul '11, 5am

    The Biggest Joke in Asia Movie Industry...Imortalizing a mere Singapore MP..not even for free will I watch not even if I be paid a $1000 to watch..for heaven's sake abort it...

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