Ilo Ilo

Last Updated on 08 June 2018
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Awards won:

  • Caméra d'Or Cannes Film Festival 2013
  • Best Original Screenplay50th Golden Horse Awards 2013 (Taipei, Taiwan)

Set in Singapore in 1997, Ilo Ilo chronicles the relationship between a family of three and their newly arrived Filipino maid, Teresa. The family’s already strained relationship is threatened as they adapt to the presence of this stranger. Still, Teresa and Jia Le, the young and troublesome boy she cares for, soon form a bond and Teresa becomes an unspoken part of the family.

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Running time

99 minutes



Key cast

Yann Yann Yeo, Tian Wen Chen, Angeli Bayani

International sales/distribution

Memento Films International

Year of release

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