Five Dollars

A short about the developing romance between a grocery store owner and his quirky customer that re-establishes purpose into his mundane life and life into his dying business.

  • Director: Daphne Chen
  • Runtime: 28m56s
  • Genre: Drama/Romance
  • Rating: PG
  • Availability: library@esplanade
  • Accession No: 2007-D-0398
  • Subtitles: English
  • Release Year: 2004
  • Producer: Daniel Heng
  • Language: English, Hokkien, Mandarin
  • Production Country: Singapore

Cast List:

  • Wong Ker, Joanna Dong, Melvin Tang, Bang, Michael Pereira, Derryn Wong, Zhu Hou Ren, Mohammed Jaleesudeen, Lionel Lim, Chrys Ho, Gladys Poh


  • Director of Photography/Editor - Micah Tay; Sound - Edwin Poh


  • Crime - shoplifters
  • Places - provision store, 7-Eleven store, pub
  • Relationships - father/son, friends, man/woman
  • People - customers, vendors

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