REVIEW: #Singapore film Ilo Ilo a heartland tale from the heart

REVIEW: #Singapore film Ilo Ilo a heartland tale from the heart

Review Drama ILO ILO (PG13) 100 minutes/ ***** The story: It is 1997. Hwee Leng (Yeo Yann Yann) is a mother who splits her attention between her work and her son (Koh Jia Ler), who is a magnet for trouble in school. Father Teck (Chen Tianwen) struggles in his job as a salesman. The couple hire Filipino domestic helper Terry (Angeli Bayani), in the hope that she will keep a clean home and supervise Jia Ler. There were furrowed brows here when it was announced that this film won the Camera d'Or prize for Best Debut Feature in Cannes in May. The topic of a family from a strata of society employing a foreign domestic worker from a lower strata is one fraught with the potential for cheap emotional manipulation. Would this pander to liberal Western guilt? Did it win at Cannes because it played into a stereotype of the blood-sucking boss and the noble underling from a foreign lan...

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