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Chris Chong´s “Karaoke” in Cannes

May 23, 2009
Chris Chong

Chris Chong

Chris Chong is the first Malaysian film maker since U-Wei Shaari and his Kaki Bakar (The Arsonist, 1995) (and only the second Malaysian film ever) to be screened at the Cannes film festival, as all articles on his film Karaoke do not fail to point out. Now the reviews are out after the Cannes premiere. Or rather the reviw, as I have not been able to find anything else so far…

Screen writes the film “possesses a certain quiet grace, this elliptical coming-of-age tale is more of a roadside snack than a sit-down meal.”

The trailer is here, a feature on him is here and another feature is here.

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