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Shirkers (2018)

97 minutes / Documentary

Plot Synopsis: In the summer of 1992, 19-year-old Sandi Tan, alongside friends Jasmine Ng and Sophia Siddique, as well as film teacher and mentor Georges Cardona shot the independent film Shirkers in Singapore. After filming wrapped, Cardona disappeared with the footage and the trio never saw or heard from him again.


On September 11, 2011, four years after Cardona’s death in 2007, Cardona’s ex-wife emailed Tan, informing her that she was in possession of the footage for Shirkers, minus the audio tracks.


Director: Sandi Tan

Produced by: Shirkers LLC

Producer(s): Sandi Tan, Jessica Levin, Maya Rudolph

Language: English

Cast: Sophia Siddique Harvey, Jasmine Ng, Sharon Siddique, Philip Cheah, Ben Harrison, Foo Fung Liang, Pohshon Choy, Tay Yek Keak, Grace Dane Mazur, Stephen Tyler


Critical Analysis:

Watch this if: You are looking for a road movie that will take you on a psychological journey.

Find it on: Netflix




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