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SFS core screening at GV Marina: Vacancy / Gone Shopping (members only)
||Cinema 1: Vacancy - NC16: brief nudity & coarse language (82 minutes)
Cinema 2: Gone Shopping - NC16: some coarse language (100 minutes)
||1 August 2007 (Wednesday), 9 pm
||Golden Village Marina
Marina Square Shopping Mall
5A Raffles Avenue #03/04-01
Free admission but members only -- flash your membership card to go in. Non-members may sign up online or at the door -- we will issue membership on the spot. No tickets will be sold. Free seating.
Cinema 1 - Vacancy
(NC16 - brief nudity & coarse language) (82 minutes)
This riveting thriller features Luke Wilson and Kate Beckinsale as a couple whose car breaks down, stranding them at a very dangerous hotel. Director Nimrod Antal carefully builds the suspense as the film gradually leads to horror when the hotel turns out to be a snuff film operation, with cameras everywhere and lots of truly horrific videos of past murders (shot in the same room) lying atop the TV set. The couple needs to think fast before they become the next victims.
Cinema 2 - Gone Shopping
(NC16 - some coarse language) (100 minutes)
GONE SHOPPING is a darkly comical character study of three individuals who escape to various shopping centers in search of a better life. Leading the repertoire is Clara (Kym Ng), a tragically romantic 40-year-old 'tai tai' (wealthy lady of leisure) who goes to the shopping center in search of affection, followed by Renu (Sonya Nair), a feisty 8-year-old girl who goes to the shopping center in search of independence and finally Aaron (Aaron Kao), an angst ridden 23-year-old 'Gen-Y' boy who goes to the shopping center in search of his manhood. Unfolding over three days, this motley crew will lead audiences through a journey of love, loss and liberation in the heart of Singapore where they find that their dreams can be bought and broken. In the midst of it all, they will also cross paths with other 'creatures' of the shopping centres, each of them with their own strange retail tales.