Watch Local 2017: Singapore Telemovies | The Playground by K.Rajagopal


The Playground by K.Rajagopal / 66 min / 2015 / PG

This poignant story, The Playground, is inspired by Cultural Award recipient the late Arthur Yap’s poem 2 mothers in a HDB playground. The relationship between two sisters Hui Fang and Hui Ying, and Hui Fang's young son Kim Cheong is the main focus in this telemovie directed by award-winning director K. Rajagopal (A Yellow Bird). While Kim Cheong seems funny and everyone likes him – he is also a mature child who cares about his family and clearly sees things that even the adults overlook.

About K.Rajagopal:

K.Rajagopal formerly worked in theatre and is a veteran of Singapore's film community where he directs both TV productions and personal projects. He short films include I Can't Sleep Tonight (1995), The Glare (1996) and Absence (1997) - consecutive winners of the Singapore International Film Festival's Special Jury Prize. He first feature, A Yellow Bird, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival 2016.

Watch Local 2017: Singapore Telemovies:

Objectifs’ annual series dedicated to showcasing Singapore films turns to the small screen for inspiration. Telemovies commissioned by local television stations have entertained generations of Singaporeans not just in their homes but also on television sets (and, more recently, digital devices) in void decks, community centres and hawker centres across the island.

In Watch Local 2017, a selection of telemovies from the 90s to 2016 will come to life again, on the big screen for the first time. The films range from original scripts to adaptations of short stories and stage plays by local writers.

Visit our website for information about the programme: http://www.objectifs.com.sg/watch-local-2017/
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