Kassim

2005

Synopsis

Set amidst the 1964 racial riots and based on a true story, Ah Mei, a Chinese girl is caught out during a curfew. Afraid, she runs into a Malay household where the son, Kassim, brings her back home. The young couple grow closer along the way. Unfortunately, her father misunderstands the situation and together with other neighbours, beat up Kassim. A poignant piece on the need for peace and understanding between different races.

Director: Danial Haris
Release Year: 2005
Subtitles: English
Genre: Race, Romance
Language: English, Malay, Mandarin, Hokkien
Producer: Andriah Chee
Rating: PG
Runtime: 17m00s
Production Country: Singapore
Accession No: 2007-D-0530

Cast List:

  • Muhammed B Abdul Rahman
  • Ghoo Shun Ling
  • Nur Elliyaur Bte Mahmood
  • Nicholas
  • N Mohammed Kasshir
  • Edwin Kee Wen Xing
  • Guo Guang
  • Mei Fong Jie
  • Lim Lay Chin
  • Chee Shijie
  • Khleev Mohd Ghows
  • Danial Harr