Film Details

Film
Ilo Ilo
Country
  • Singapore
director
screenwriter

Film Synopsis

Winner, Achievement in Directing, 2013

In 1997 in the midst of a looming financial crisis, Teresa arrives in Singapore from the Philippines with hopes of a better life. There she finds work as a maid for a couple and their troubled son. But as the bond grows between Teresa and the boy, the inertia of this new, unspoken family member soon puts pressure on the parents’ already-strained relationship.

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