Asian Next Wave Competition


Diector: Junfeng Boo
Producer: Alvin Chau
Scriptwriter: Junfeng Boo
Director of Photography: Benoit Soler
Production Designer: James Page
Editor: Lee Chatametikool, Natalie Soh
Cast: Firdaus Rahman, Wan Hanafi Su, Mastura Ahmad, Boon Pin Koh, Nickson Cheng, Crispian Chan
10/16 Sun 6:00P Gateway Cineplex 1
10/19 Wed 1:30P Gateway Cineplex 1


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.