Jump­cut Asia


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Dis­cov­ery Chan­nel, Astro Ch 551, 9pm Fea­tur­ing eight films that cap­ture the wild and quirky side of South-East Asia, in­clud­ing the pro-wrestling scene in Sin­ga­pore and a chicken beauty pageant in In­done­sia. Weaved to­gether in an en­gag­ing col­lec­tion of thought-pro­vok­ing yet hu­mor­ous sto­ries, these films are part of Dis­cov­ery Chan­nel’s and IMDA’s ini­tia­tive to show­case cre­ative ap­proaches in film­mak­ing in this rapidly-chang­ing re­gion. the cof­fin by dis­guis­ing him­self as the de­ceased singer. In the next seg­ment, Gigi wants a me­mo­rial ser­vice for her late mother, who had hanged her­self. The ghost of Gigi’s mother is dis­pleased when the greedy mor­ti­cians try to trick her daugh­ter into us­ing their ser­vices, and she haunts them. The last seg­ment in­volves a mor­ti­cian named Hung, who com­mits sui­cide af­ter her boyfriend dumps her be­cause of her job. Stars Louis Koo, Fen­nie Yuen and Si­mon Lui.

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