Avatar ( 流放化身) (2004)

  • January 24, 2021 | 2:00 PM - 3:40 PM | Sunday
  • Oldham Theatre


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Alternate title: 流放化身
Directed by: Kuo Jian Hong
Runtime: 98 mins
Country: Singapore
Language: English
Rating: NC16 (Brief nudity)


Set in 2019 of a then futuristic vision of Singapore, individuals in the general population are identified by an implanted microchip and connected to a system called CyberLink. CyberLink is used for communication (sometimes virtual reality), monetary transactions and contains the records of all citizens. Criminals use fake chips, known as “SIMs” (Simulated Identity iMplants). Dash MacKenzie, a bounty hunter, in her search for a man who bought a SIM, uncovers a conspiracy to manipulate society schemed by the leaders of five conglomerates.

To see the full SoM21: [Alternate / Opt] Realities film programme, please refer here. The programme will run from 20 January to 21 February 2021 at both Marina One and Oldham Theatre.

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