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[Core Screenings] Wed, 6 Mar 2013, 9pm: Safe Haven/ The Wedding Diary II

What Cinema 1: Safe Haven (PG/ Scene of Intimacy) Cinema 2: The Wedding Diary II (PG/ Some Sexual References)
When 6 March 2013 (Wednesday), 9 pm
Where Golden Village Marina
Marina Square Shopping Mall
5A Raffles Avenue #03/04-01
Marina Leisureplex
Singapore 039801

Free admission but members only -- flash your membership card to go in. You may bring up to 2 guests if you hold a SFS Reel membership card. 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: Safe Haven (PG/ Scene of Intimacy)

Cast: Josh Duhamel, Julianne Hough, David Lyons
Director: Lasse Hallstrom
Genre: Romance/ Drama
Language: English
Running Time: 115 minutes

An affirming and suspenseful story about a young woman's struggle to love again, Safe Haven is based on the novel from Nicholas Sparks, the best-selling author behind the hit films The Notebook and Dear John. When a mysterious young woman arrives in a small North Carolina town, her reluctance to join the tight knit community raises questions about her past. Slowly, she begins putting down roots, and gains the courage to start a relationship with Alex, a widowed store owner with two young children. But dark secrets intrude on her new life with such terror that she is forced to rediscover the meaning of sacrifice and rely on the power of love in this deeply moving romantic thriller.

Trailer can be found here.


Cinema 2: The Wedding Diary II (PG13/ Some Sexual References)

Cast: Aniu, Elanne Kwong, Cynthia Wang
Director: Adrian Teh
Genre: Comedy/ Drama
Language: Mandarin (with English subtitles)
Running Time: 98 minutes

Soon after marriage, Weijie and Zhixin face pressure to conceive. When it finally happens, amidst preparations for the full-month celebration of the new family member, Zhixin's dad Colin suffers from a business setback as well as a stroke. Zhixin has to step up to take over Colin's business. 

Between ensuring that her mum Alison does not have a mental breakdown and tending to her young family, Zhixin has to run the company and deal with insubordination from the veterans. It pains Weijie to see Zhixin under such stress and he quits his job to be a stay-home dad. 

Over in Penang, Weijie's dad Ah Sai heeds Colin's advice and expands his humble salted-fish business. As his workload increases and he shuttles between Singapore and Penang, the harmonious family starts to disintegrate. 

Meanwhile, Alison is taken aback by the sudden appearance of Reese, who claims to be Colin's illegitimate daughter. Zhixin cannot come to terms with having a half-sister and even suspects Reese of seducing Weijie. At the same time, Weijie faces much pressure being a stay-home dad taking care of Tou Tou. There is talk that he is living off his wife and the couple ends up in a big quarrel. 

Amidst all these problems, one day, both Reese and baby Tou Tou disappear! Has Reese anything to do with baby Tou Tou's disappearance? Will the couple overcome their differences?

Trailer can be found here.