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Utter 2016: One Hour to Daylight Film Screening

The film is inspired by 4 #Singlit short fiction; "Harmonious Residences" by Jeremy Tiang, "Per(anti) Mimpi 1.0 - Dream Device 1.0" by Chempaka Aizim, "அலிசா-Alyssa" by Latha and "我们本来是要去打抢银行的 - We'd Wanted to Rob a Bank" by 希尼尔-Xi Ni Er in our 4 official languages.


The film stars; Hatta Said, Joann Wu, Larry Low 劉龍偉, Elias Mikhail, Christopher Yong and Aadhya Anand.

The Flying Kick Asia x Sleeping Rabbit Films production, “One Hour to Daylight” is produced by Nicholas Chee, screenplay by Tan Wei Ting and directed by 4 emerging and talented directors; Sufyan Sam’an, Jacky Lee, D. Vel Murugan and Jonathan Choo.

The cinematography is by Jaye Neo shooting on the Panasonic #VaricamLT with #Xeen lenses with animation by Mark Wee and Andre Quek, original music composed by Alex Oh/White Noise Music, sound edit by Burtt See/Audiorooms, makeup by Makeup Entourage, wardrobe by Meredith Lee and art direction by Xandra Low.

“One Hour to Daylight” is a social drama set in present-day Singapore, in an estate where racial biases and cultural differences threaten to divide its inhabitants.


One Hour to Daylight is a social drama set in present-day Singapore, in an estate where cultural and social tensions threaten to divide its inhabitants.

A lift technician, Chen, dies in an unfortunate worksite accident, and his wife travels here from China to collect his body.

Overseeing this case is ambitious Malay lawyer, Andy,who disregards both his wife’s objections and the possible consequences of giving their daughter, Dela, a Dream Device, to better her studies.

Dela’s classmate, Alyssa, has to live with both her grandparents in the absence of her mother, and she knocks heads with them constantly due to their class differences.

She seeks comfort in her best friend, Wei Ting, whose father, a jobless middle-aged man, decides to rob a bank with Chen’s Bangladeshi co-worker, Nayeem.

Their lives, though separate, are intertwined, and all collide in the Curry Incident.

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Every ticket comes with a Film Companion Guide and a Graphic Novel. The Film Companion Guide will provide audiences with more information on the film’s stories, scripts, director notes and film treatments. The graphic novel, illustrated by Dan Wong from A Good Citizen, will provide the audiences with a unique interpretation based on the script.

Event Details:

Rating: NC16 (Some Coarse Language)

Total Running Time: 76min

Languages: English, Chinese, Malay, Tamil with Singlish and Hokkien

Date & Time:
20 September 2016 (Premiere)
9pm to 11pm
*Post screening dialogue with directors: Jonathan Choo and Sufyan Sam’an, screenwriter: Tan Wei Ting and graphic novel artist: Dan Wong.

25th September 2016
4pm to 6pm
*Post screening dialogue with director: Jacky Lee, author: Xi Ni Er, screenwriter: Tan Wei Ting and graphic novel artist: Dan Wong.

Venue: Golden Village Suntec City – #03-373 Suntec City Mall, 3 Temasek Blvd, Suntec City, Singapore 038983

Ticketing Information:
Tickets are sold at S$12 each. Concession tickets are priced at S$10 each (For students and senior citizens).

Tickets will be available on the GV website and all GV ticketing counters from 15th September onwards. Concession tickets are only available at GV ticketing counters.

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