Asian Next Wave Competition
Aiman, a 28-year old correctional officer, is transferred to the territory’s top prison. He strikes up a friendship with Rahim, who is revealed to be the chief executioner of the prison, and one of the world’s most prolific. Can Aiman overcome his conscience and a past that haunts him to become the executioner’s apprentice?
About the Director:
Boo Junfeng is a Singaporean filmmaker. Boo's debut feature film Sandcastle was the first Singaporean film to be invited to the International Critics' Week at Cannes Film Festival. In 2016, Boo's second feature film, Apprentice was selected to be screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.