All directors turn in top grades for SG50 film project 7 Letters1 min readReading Time: < 1 minute
Give a bunch of artists some money, leave them alone and quite often, they will deliver something good. But once in a while, as in the case of shorts anthology 7 Letters, they will knock your socks off.
Perhaps it was the spirit of competition or maybe it was down to the desire of the film-makers trying to impress their peers. But whatever the motivation, the final product is top class.
7 Letters (PG, 116 minutes, 4.5/5 stars) started as a passion project by Royston Tan who, with the six other writer-directors, received government funds to make seven short films marking Singapore’s 50th birthday, with each artist given free rein over his concept.
“Funded by government” and “commemorating a national event” are not phrases usually associated with good art. Perhaps it is time to revise that opinion.
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