Being Human 做人

After being fired by his company for using unscrupulous methods to do business, Mai Wei starts his own slimming company using the same unscrupulous ways, using counterfeit products and taking advantage of ignorant clients. His focus is to be successful and spite his former employers. His conscience warns him, his wife and his brother-in-law frequently question him. However, he ignores them. His wife finally conceives after eight years of marriage but Mai Wei gets a taste of his own medicine.

  • Director: Jack Neo
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: PG
  • Availability: library@esplanade, Lee Kong Chian Reference Library
  • Accession No: 2013-D-2112
  • Subtitles: English, Malay, Mandarin
  • Release Year: 2010
  • Producer: Toong Soo Wei, Sim Wee Boon, Patrick Tong
  • Language: English, Hokkien, Malay, Mandarin
  • Production Country: Singapore

Cast List:

  • Mark Lee
  • Yeo Yann Yann
  • Nono
  • Tay Yin Yin
  • Wang Lei
  • Jeremy Chan
  • Ng Hui
  • Brandon Wong
  • Meixin


  • Executive Producers - Jack Neo, John Ho, Irene Kng, Li Kuo Shing
  • Chief Producer - Jack Neo
  • Associate Producer - Cherry Yin
  • Associate Producer - Seah Saw Yam
  • Screenplay - Jack Neo, Ho Hee Ann
  • Art Director - Zoe Chu
  • Director of Photography - Kane Chen
  • Costume Designer - Elisa Lam
  • Editor - Yim Mun Chong,
  • Post Production - Iceberg Design
  • Visual Effects - SixTrees Viz Comms & Iceberg Designs


  • Activities - praying at the temple, boss firing staff, bringing food for the boss, throwing a plastic bag of food from upstairs, being hit by a falling plastic bag of food from above, doing pregnancy test, driving a car, drinking, soaking in the bath tub, gossiping, entertaining a client, customer service, removing leg hair, daugther carrying father, queuing at noodle stall, opening ceremony of a new company, bowl of noodle falling on the head, acupunture, selling slimming products, sales meeting, arguing, boxing match, meeting with child care teachers, teaching children at child care centre using hand puppet, things dropping, making phone calls, Chinese New Year family gathering, giving angpow, discussing divorce in bed, press conference, fighting, taking pills causing liver failure, climbing up a wall using a rope, man crying, doctors operating on patient, dining at a restaurant, doing blood test for liver donation, person in coma, husband and wife kissing
  • Emotions - happiness, sadness, remorse, anger, doubt, confusion, love
  • People - businessman, Managing Directors, slimming centre clients, obese ladies, pregnant lady, boss, gangsters, doctor, patients, noodle seller, reporters
  • Place - company offices, stage, doctor's clinic, child care centre, bathroom, hawker centre, roof top of high-rise building, hospital, ICU, operating theater, HDB flat
  • Relationship - husband/wife, brother-in-law, sister-in-law, doctor/clients, teacher/pupils, father/daughter
  • Theme - having a conscience, doing business honestly, heeding the advise of others, doing good to others

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