Programme 2019

Wet Season

Director: Anthony Chen

fiction

India Premiere

Section: World Cinema

Country: Taiwan, Singapore | Year: 2019

Language(s): Mandarin, English | Time: 103 mins

Synopsis

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.

Director's Bio

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.