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Truth Be Told (PG)
Director: Teo Eng Tiong
2007 | Singapore | Mandarin w/ English subtitles | 83 mins
An assignment takes TV Producer Renee Donovan back to a neighbourhood she ran away from 10 years ago. There, a resident, Old Teo, recognizes her. At every turn, he threatens to reveal her secrets. As Renee struggles to cover her real identity to complete the assignment, she is forced to confront her past and the shameful secrets which surface as a result. Truth Be Told examines the dark side of Singapore’s public housing — the old and the poor living in the crevices of a modern and increasingly materialistic society.