Raffles Hotel (1989)

21st July 2019
Sunday 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Venue:

Oldham Theatre

Description:

Original title: RAFFURUZU HOTERU ラッフルズホテル
Directed by: Ryū Murakami
Run time: 90 min
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese with English subtitles
Rating: PG

Japanese actress Moeko comes to Singapore to reunite with her lover, Kariya. After checking into the Raffles Hotel, she discovers that Kariya is married with children. Overcome with pain and jealousy, strange things begin to happen to Moeko during her stay at the hotel. Shot on location in Singapore’s Raffles Hotel, which was also the setting in Murakami’s novel. The hotel was established in 1887 by Armenian hoteliers, the Sarkies Brothers. It was subsequently named after the British statesman, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles.

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