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Title: Diminishing Memories II
Duration: 49mins
Film Languages: English, Mandarin, Teochew (Narrated in Mandarin with English & Chinese subtitles)

 

ONE-LINE SYNOPSIS

A director’s paean to a short-lived but blissful childhood, and a powerful reminder of the ravages of development on rural land and its occupants.

 

FILM SYNOPSIS

In order to re-capture her lost childhood, Eng Yee Peng sets out to make Diminishing Memories.  Little did she know that this first film was actually unfinished when it was completed in 2005.  The Singapore government’s latest plan to turn Lim Chu Kang into an agriculture-cum-entertainment attraction in 2006 is the motivation for the sequel- Diminishing Memories II.  Hence, the director sets out to visit the current Lim Chu Kang farming community this time, and is forced to face the deepest fear in her heart.  Find out how she learns to accept the much-changed Lim Chu Kang community and how the evolving times have also altered its spirit.

 

纪录片名称:《悄逝的记忆2》

片长:49分钟

语言:中、英、潮语 (中文旁白,附中、英文字幕)

 

电影简介:

为了寻回在林厝港逝去的童年记忆,导演翁燕萍在离开了家园将近20年后,制作了《悄逝的记忆》。政府在2006公布,要在林厝港的农场里兴建度假屋和香薰治疗浴。燕萍于是不得不再次踏上返回林厝港之路,去了解这个新发展项目和林厝港的现有居民——造就了其续集篇《悄逝的记忆2》。又另一个具乡土特色的地方将被改造成可供游客、国人休闲的度假胜地。导演挥之不去的却是对旧林厝港风貌和记忆的缅怀。她将如何面对自己的情意结?商业化的发展跟试图保留林厝港特色又会起着什么样的冲突?《悄逝的记忆2》延续了导演的个人心路旅程。

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