• Competition
AQÉRAT (We the Dead)
[ 阿奇洛 ]
Director: Edmund Yeo
  • Drama
  • Romance
  • Youth Drama
World Premiere
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Schedule & Ticket
EX Theater Roppongi
10/28 14:20- (106min)
  • Q&A
Guest (tentative): Q&A: Edmund Yeo (Director/Screenplay), Daphne Low (Actress)
Tickets ¥1500,
Student Tickets ¥1000
Student Tickets at the Door ¥500 Available from 0:00
11/02 13:30- (106min)
  • Q&A
Q&A of Howard Hon Kahoe (Actor) has been cancelled. (Updated 10/16)
Guest (tentative): Q&A: Edmund Yeo (Director/Screenplay), Daphne Low (Actress), Lim Ying Xian (Producer)
Tickets ¥1500,
Student Tickets ¥1000
Student Tickets at the Door ¥500 Available from 0:00
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Short of money, a woman turns to human trafficking to make ends meet. Focusing in part on the Rohingyas’ flight to Malaysia to avoid persecution, the film is a poetic depiction of one woman’s spiritual journey.

Director Edmund Yeo

Born in Singapore in 1984, and graduated from Waseda University. Edmund Yeo's short films Kingyo premiered at the Venice Film Festival 2009; Inhalation won the Sonje Award at the Busan International Film Festival in 2010. His debut feature River of Exploding Durians premiered in competition at the Tokyo International Film Festival 2014. This year he returns to Tokyo with two films, Yasmin-san and AQÉRAT (We the Dead).

Staff Director/Screenplay : Edmund Yeo
Cinematographer : Lesly Leon Lee
Line Producer : Cheng Thim Kian
Original Score : Wong Woan Foong
Producer : Lim Ying Xian
Executive Producer : Woo Ming Jin
Executive Producer : Lum Lai Fun
Special Makeup Effect : Kit Hew
Sound Recordist : Lemon Chew
Cast Daphne Low
Howard Hon Kahoe
Ruby Yap
Johnny Goh
WON Jun Yap
106min. Color Mandarin, Malay, Cantonese | 2017 Malaysia |
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