[SG] The Maid - 女佣 , Alessandra de Rossi, Chen Shu Cheng, Hong Hui Fang, Benny Soh
Sep 27 2007, 09:34 PM
Title: The Maid
Director: Kelvin Tong
Language: English and a mixture of Teochew, Filipino, Tagalog
Alessandra de Rossi
Chen Shu Cheng
Hong Hui Fang
The Maid is a 2005 Singaporean horror film telling of a maid recently arriving from the Philippines. She has to acclimate herself to the customs of the Taoist Ghost Month, during which she struggles with supernatural forces. The maid is employed by a Teochew opera family, a family with many secrets, who give her a place to stay in their dilapidated shophouse.
The film broke the box office record in Singapore for the horror genre, making S$700,000 on its opening weekend.
It won the European Fantastic Film Festival Federation (EFFFF) Asian Film Award at the 10th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan). The EFFFF Asian Film Award is a prize awarded to the best Asian film of the year by the federation, of which PiFan is a supporting member.
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