MICHELLE CHONG WINS BEST DI­REC­TOR AWARD

New Straits Times - - Groove - Straits Times

THE Sin­ga­porean ac­tressturned-film­maker won the award at the Canada International Film Fes­ti­val 2017 for her di­rec­to­rial de­but in Lulu The Movie.

The com­edy saw Chong play­ing Lulu, a brassy karaoke host­ess from China who, de­spite dis­crim­i­na­tion, suc­ceeds in mak­ing a name for her­self in the fash­ion in­dus­try.

Chong’s Lulu was first cre­ated for Sin­ga­pore’s Me­di­a­corp news satire TV show, The Noose.

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