The Ultimate Challenge: Episode 9

The Ultimate Challenge is a mock reality game show, where contestants who successfully carry out the designated con job of the week win a $5000 cash prize. The film positions itself as Episode 9 of the show, in which the participant is tasked to swindle a woman out of $500 in order to win the cash prize. Mimicking the format of reality shows on television, the film is complete with sequences denoting participants’ comments on their experiences, advertisements, and on-air promotions of the show.

  • Director: Lim Wui Liang
  • Runtime: 18m24s
  • Genre: Parody, Reality Show
  • Rating: PG
  • Availability: library@esplanade
  • Accession No: 2007-D-0391
  • Subtitles: English
  • Release Year: 2004
  • Producer: Elaine Soh
  • Language: English, Hokkien, Malay, Mandarin
  • Production Country: Singapore

Cast List:

  • Alex Polstra, Tan Chia Liang, Chen Meng


  • Assistant Producer - Eta Lauw
  • Director of Photography - Vika Nurina Arliany
  • B-Camera Operator - Laureen Toh
  • Location Sound/Gaffer - Safuan bin Hamid
  • Make-up Artist - Haslina Ismail
  • Stills Photographer - See Joo Fong
  • Crew - Toh Ah Sia, Kok Wah Chuen
  • Editors - Lim Wui Liang, Elaine Soh
  • Sound Post-Production - Eta Lauw, Elaine Soh
  • Music Composer - Kenny Png
  • Graphics - Emoxis Productions, Eta Lauw
  • On-air Promotions - Eta Lauw, Vika Nurina Arliany
  • Voiceover - Mohammed Jaleesudeen


  • Popular Culture - Reality Television, Reality Show
  • hemes - Materialism, Greed, Money, Degradation, Embarrassment

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