Catching The Moon

2006

Synopsis

Paul, a widower, encounters problems bringing up his young school going son, Jimmy, alone. Jimmy is lonely and misses his mum. He believes that his mum became the moon after she died. He decides to perform the ultimate feat of love for the girl he loves: he promises to catch the moon for the girl, the way his father told him he did for his late mother. Jimmy gets into trouble in school and expresses himself to Paul. A charming depiction of young love that explores its innocence and its complexity.

Director: Chew Boon Leong
Release Year: 2006
Subtitles: -
Genre: Drama
Language: English
Producer: Chew Boon Leong
Rating: PG
Runtime: 16m40s
Production Country: United Kingdom
Accession No: 2007-D-0507
Availability: library@esplanade

Cast List:

  • Patrick Ruane, Tristan Pegg, Amy Moulder, John Hoyes, Michael Aquilina

Crew:

  • Production Manager - Melodie Lannotte
  • Assistant Producer - Alps Ulgen
  • 1st Assistant Director - Mischa Duncan
  • 2nd Assistant Director - Craig Kao
  • Director of Photography - Ralph Messe
  • Gaffer - Mikito Kyo
  • Camera Operator - Sun Yuksi
  • 1st Camera Assistant - Henry Huang Hanwei
  • 2nd Camera Assistant - Emma Hu Jingfan
  • Production Designer - Marco Berardi
  • Art Director - Alps Ulgen
  • Assistant Art Director - Craig Kao
  • Storyboard Artist - Andrew Pearce
  • Stills Photographer - Craig Kao
  • Location Manager - Ha Bo
  • Production Co - Thirukumaran Thiruchelvam, Craig Kao
  • Music - Corin Buckeridge
  • Costuming - Jacki
  • Makeup - Christie & Linnie
  • Transport - Thirukumaran Thiruchelvam;
  • Sound Mixer - Lavanath Shanmugam
  • Editor - Chew Boon Leong
  • Visual Effects - Koh Siang Leong
  • Graphic Artist - Tan Chong Beng
  • Tele Supervisor - Zoe Pophan
  • Tele Operator - Jay
  • Online Editor - Chua Beng Teck

Keywords:

  • Themes - Friendship, Parental Love
  • Community - Suburbia
  • Emotions - Anger, Sadness, Loneliness
  • Occupations - Cook
  • Games - Kicking ball
  • Food - Spagetthi, Cookies
  • Places -  Kitchen, House, Backyard, School Grounds
  • Scenery - Night sky
  • Relationships - Father/Son, Boss/Employee, Friend