12 Stories


1h 44m 1997

Brief Synopsis

A blackly comic view of Singaporean life through the tales of three families in a housing project. A middle-aged man brings home a pretty young wife from China, an overweight single woman contemplates suicide, and two children lord over the household when their parents are away.

Film Details

Also Known As
12 Storeys, Shier Lou, Un Immeuble de douze etages, immeuble de douze ├ętages
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1997

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

Synopsis

A blackly comic view of Singaporean life through the tales of three families in a housing project. A middle-aged man brings home a pretty young wife from China, an overweight single woman contemplates suicide, and two children lord over the household when their parents are away.

Film Details

Also Known As
12 Storeys, Shier Lou, Un Immeuble de douze etages, immeuble de douze ├ętages
Genre
Comedy
Release Date
1997

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 44m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of Critics' Prize and the Young Cinema Award at the 1997 Singapore International Film Festival.

Winner of the Golden Maile for best feature film at the 1997 Hawaii International Film Fesitval.

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States 1998

Released in United States April 1997

Released in United States May 1997

Released in United States November 1997

Released in United States October 1997

Shown at Cannes Film Festival May 7-19, 1997.

Shown at Hawaii International Film Festival November 7-20, 1997.

Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 2-12, 1997.

Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 28 - February 8, 1998.

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 21 - June 14, 1998.

Shown at Singapore International Film Festival April 4-19, 1997.

Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (Cinema Prism) November 1-10, 1997.

Released in United States 1997

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Rotterdam International Film Festival January 28 - February 8, 1998.)

Released in United States 1998 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 21 - June 14, 1998.)

Released in United States April 1997 (Shown at Singapore International Film Festival April 4-19, 1997.)

Released in United States May 1997 (Shown at Cannes Film Festival May 7-19, 1997.)

Released in United States October 1997 (Shown at Mill Valley Film Festival October 2-12, 1997.)

Released in United States November 1997 (Shown at Hawaii International Film Festival November 7-20, 1997.)

Released in United States November 1997 (Shown at Tokyo International Film Festival (Cinema Prism) November 1-10, 1997.)