Director: Anthony Chen
Section: World Cinema
Country: Taiwan, Singapore | Year: 2019
Language(s): Mandarin, English | Time: 103 mins
Monsoon season in Singapore. The city is pouring with rain. Ling is a Chinese language teacher, whose marriage and school life are falling apart because she is unable to bear a child. But an unlikely friendship with a student helps her reaffirm her identity as a woman.
Anthony Chen has directed multiple award-winning short films, including Grandma (Ah ma, 2007). His debut feature, Ilo Ilo (2013), made its North American premiere at Toronto International Film Festival after winning the Caméra d'Or at Cannes Film Festival.