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Ilo Ilo

Anthony Chen Drama 2013 99 min

Ilo Ilo

Original title: Ilo Ilo

Genre: Drama Year 2013 Rating: NR

Duration: 99 min Country: Singapore, Japan, Taiwan, France

Ilo Ilo

Direction: Anthony Chen

Production: Anthony Chen, Ang Hwee Sim, Wahyuni A. Hadi

Script: Anthony Chen

Cast: Yoe Yann Yann, Chen Tianwen, Angeli Bayani, Koh Jia Ler

The movie is: Affectionate, Delicate, Exciting, Reflective, Sensitive, Sentimental

Profile: Based on true events, Festivals

About: Encounters, Family, Maternity, Migration, Society

Origin: Asian

Synopsis Set in Singapore during the 1997 Asian financial crisis. Ilo Ilo chronicles the day-to-day drama of the Lim family - troublesome grade-schooler Jiale and his overstressed parents, Teck and Hwee Leng. Comfortably middle class and with another baby on the way, they hire Teresa, a Filipino immigrant, as a live-in maid and nanny.

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