Waking Up

A group of youths recruits an unsuspecting new member into their club which meets each night for its members to take turns to have sex with each other, no strings attached. Eventually, a drug overdose brings about tragedy to the group, leading to the discovery of the real ringleader and reason for the existence of the club.

  • Director: Daniel Heng
  • Runtime: 37m18s
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: M18
  • Availability: library@esplanade
  • Accession No: 2007-D-0441
  • Subtitles: English
  • Release Year: 2005
  • Producer: Daphne Chen
  • Language: Cantonese, English
  • Production Country: Singapore

Cast List:

  • Derick Ting, Caroline Cheong, Kun Wai Kit, Melissa Marie Ong, Lawrence Wong, Tan Hong Wee, Gladys Poh, William Chow, Gerald Tan, Ng Jo Lien, Toh Thiam Wei, Melissa Boey, Gillian Wong, Fayen Wong
  • Daphne Chen, Andrea Goh, Yean Yeh Chee, Tay Wee Yang, Frederick Tong, Leong Sheu Ying, Charmaine Lim, Joanna Dong
  • Wong Ker, Bryan Lee, Denise Goh, Marcus Lee, Hannah Adamson, Nikita Smith


  • Scriptwriter - Daniel Heng
  • Director of Photography/Editor - Tay Wee Yang
  • Music/Sound Design - Edwin Poh
  • Art Directors - Daphne Chen, Charmaine Lim
  • Assistant Producer - Leong Sheu Ying
  • Assistant Music Producer - Tay Wee Yang
  • Set Design - Charmaine Lim
  • Lighting - Kimberly Anne Kwa, Tay Wee Yang


  • Themes - Sex, Comfort, Escapism
  • Crime - Drug Overdose
  • Activities - Drinking
  • People - University Students
  • Relationships - Lovers
  • Emotions - Loneliness, Emptiness, Alienation, Disappointment, Hurt

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