Snakeskin (2014)

  • February 21, 2021 | 5:00 PM - 6:45 PM | Sunday
  • Oldham Theatre


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Snakeskin (2014) trailer from Daniel Hui on Vimeo.

Directed by: Daniel Hui
Runtime: 105 mins
Country: Singapore, Portugal
Language: English
Rating: NC16 (Some Mature Content)


Special Jury Prize

Award of Excellence (New Asian Currents)


Part documentary, part dream, the lines between fiction and reality are blurred in this film. It is the year 2066, and the lone survivor of a cult reviews footage of Singapore in 2014. The cult’s leader, who claims to be the reincarnation of Sir Stamford Raffles, claims that the footage is evil and should be burnt. He recounts his country’s traumatic history and the events that led to the rise and collapse of this cult, while ghosts from 2014 and the years before appear as witnesses. Bringing together the past, present and future, this hybrid film traces Singapore’s physical landscape and its collective unconscious.

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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