I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone (黑眼圈) (2006)

21st November 2020
Saturday 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Venue:

Oldham Theatre

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Description:

Original Title: 黑眼圈
Directed by: Tsai Ming Liang
Runtime: 119 mins
Country: Taiwan
Language: Mandarin with English subtitles
Rating: M18 (Some Sexual Scenes)

Structured in a way that reminds one of the Biblical tale of the Good Samaritan, Tsai Ming Liang tackles the social issues of poverty and ethnic divisions in this film. Set in Kuala Lumpur cloaked with heavy, choking smog, Rawang (Norman Atun), a Bangladeshi immigrant living in the slums of the city takes pity on a Homeless Man (Lee Kang-Sheng) who is beaten and left for dead in the street. Rawang nurses Homeless Man back to health and slowly develops feelings for him. However, Homeless Man meets and forms a relationship with a woman taking care of a Paralyzed Man (Lee Kang-Sheng in a dual role). This tests the bond between Rawang and the Homeless Man. 

This screening is part of the Reframe: The (In) Hospitable World programme. For more information and the full lineup including additional screenings, please click here.

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(U.P. $10 per ticket)

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Concession tickets apply to Students (Local & Overseas), Full-time National Servicemen (NSF), Senior Citizens (55 years and above) only.
Please check film ratings before purchase of tickets. Please note that you may be asked to present your ID at the door (this applies to concession tickets as well).
Upon confirmation of your order for Tickets, no exchange of Tickets will be made under any circumstances and Tickets are not transferable. No refund on Tickets will be made under any circumstances except due to cancellation of the event. The resale of Tickets at any price is prohibited.