Cannes Film Festival 2013 Caméra d’Or film from Singapore, “Ilo Ilo” directed by Anthony Chen is to be premiered on 24 August at Marina Bay Sands Theatre. The screening will be graced by President Tony Tan Keng Yam in the presence of the director and French director of photography Benoît Soler.
 
Anthony Chen, Benoît Soler together with Joanne Cheong — editor  and Chen Junbin — post-production supervisor, Widescreen Media, told the story of Ilo Ilo during a session held on Thursday 22 August at the Axis / Textile Center.
 
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Benoît Soler sharing his experience during the filming of “Ilo Ilo”Benoit Soler-2
 Benoît Soler and Anthony Chen
Photo credits: French Embassy
 
A dinner has also been organised by the Philippines Embassy for the occasion of the avant-première of Ilo Ilo.
 
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From left to right: Jean-François Danis, Cultural Attaché, Institut français Singapore, Laurence Beau, Deputy Head of Mission, French Embassy in Singapore, Anthony Chen, producer of “Ilo Ilo”, H.E Minda Calaguian – Cruz,  Ambassador, Embassy of the Philippines, Yann Yann Yeo, principal actress with her daughter, Marc Piton, Director, Institut français Singapore.

Photo credits: Roni Juliano