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Singaporean writer Ovidia Yu’s historical murder mysteries headed for TV

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Singaporean writer Ovidia Yu’s historical murder mysteries may be headed for the small screen. Her whodunnit series, featuring a plucky teenage Peranakan detective in 1930s and 1940s Singapore, has been optioned for television by international production company Poisson Rouge Pictures. Producer Christopher Granier-Deferre said the bright orange cover of The Betel Nut Tree Mystery (2018)… Read more »

‘Scarborough’ Review: Dir. Barnaby Southcombe (2019)

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From writer and director Barnaby Southcombe (I, Anna) comes an absorbing screen version of Fiona Evans’ play of the same name, a drama focusing on two couples staying in a sprawling coastal hotel, their relationships seemingly mirroring one another. Click here to read the full article.

Macao Film Festival 2018 unveils full line-up for third edition

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The international competition for first and second-time filmmakers will screen 11 films, including China’s Suburban Birds, India’s The Man Who Feels No Pain and Japan’s Jesus (see full line-up below). The best film in the international competition will receive a cash prize of $60,000. Click here to ready the full article.