Movie Talk: Spilling the beans on Ilo Ilo

Movie Talk: Spilling the beans on Ilo Ilo
Film-maker Anthony Chen.

SINGAPORE - It was tough. And painful. That is how local director Anthony Chen described his working relationship with 10-year-old actor Koh Jia Ler in his award-winning debut feature film Ilo Ilo, which tells the story of a boy and his maid.

Chen, who returns to Singapore for the opening of Ilo Ilo here, sits in with The Straits Times Life! film reviewers John Lui and Boon Chan in this week's Movie Talk on RazorTV. What other secrets will Chen spill about Ilo Ilo?

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