Director: Anthony Chen Run Time: 103 min. Release Year: 2021 Language: English, Mandarin, Hokkien
Starring: Brayden Koh, Christopher Ming-Shun Lee, Koh Jia Ler, Yang Shi Bin, Yann Yann Yeo
Country: Singapore, Taiwan
Language: English, Mandarin, Hokkien
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About the film:
This highly anticipated second feature from Camera d’Or-winning Singaporean filmmaker Anthony Chen was nominated for the Platform Prize for high artistic merit and strong directorial vision at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival.
Wet Season revolves around the life of Ling, a schoolteacher who deals with infertility while having to take care of her infirm father-in-law at home. One of Ling’s students, Kok Wei Lun, develops a crush on her during remedial Chinese classes. The two become closer as Wei Lun embraces Ling’s extra tutoring.