Carrot Cake

This film chronicles a day’s events in the life of a middle-aged woman who sells carrot cake at a food centre. A sense of longing and loneliness pervades the world of the film, just as it does her isolated existence that is unalleviated by attempts to keep up a bright outlook.

  • Director: Swee Wee Keong
  • Runtime: 14m58s
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: PG
  • Availability: library@esplanade
  • Accession No: 2007-D-0484
  • Subtitles: English
  • Release Year: 2005
  • Producer: Swee Wee Keong
  • Language: Cantonese, Mandarin, Teochew
  • Production Country: Singapore

Cast List:

  • Lilian Goh, Dominic Ha, Wong Qwee Lymm


  • Executive Producer & Editor - Sherman Ong; Director of Photography - Eric Lim; Additional Photography - Sherman Ong; Production Assitant - Jonathan Swee; Post-Production - Thunk Pte Ltd


  • Places: Hawker Centre, Food Court, HDB Flat, Heartland, Getai Concert, Singapore
  • Themes: Loneliness, Urban Isolation, Existentialism, Age
  • People: Middle-aged Women
  • Food: Carrot Cake, Pumpkin Cake, Glutinous Rice, Snacks, Local Cuisine
  • Music: Singing, Love Song, Teochew Music

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