It is monsoon season in Singapore and the city is pouring with rain. Wet Season follows the plight of Ling, a Chinese language teacher, whose marriage and school life are falling apart because she is unable to bear a child. But an unlikely friendship with a student helps her reaffirm her identity as a woman.
Anthony Chen is a writer-director and producer from Singapore. He started film school at the young age of 17 to pursue his passion in filmmaking. Trained in a film school in Singapore and then at the National Film and Television School in UK, his shorts have screened and been awarded at numerous prestigious festivals including Cannes, Berlin, Rotterdam, Busan, London, Sydney, Melbourne, and Chicago.
He is best known for his debut feature Ilo Ilo which premiered at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and was awarded the Camera d’Or. The film went on to win forty awards internationally, including the Sutherland Award at BFI London Film Festival, and four Golden Horse Awards at the 50th Golden Horse Awards in Taiwan. He is now based in London, UK where he lives with his wife and son.
9:00p Gateway Cineplex 10 - Cinema 2
Schedule subject to change, please check with the cinemas on the day of screening. Full schedule here.
The QCinema International Film Festival 2019 will be held on October 13-22, 2019 in Quezon City, Philippines.