Bu Ye Tian

Bu Ye Tian Poster

Synopsis

In 1960s’ Singapore Chinatown, hard-boiled detective Lee Kian Hock is hired by Mrs Chan to look into her millionaire husband’s extramarital affair. But when he finds Mr Chan murdered in a seedy hotel room and meets his enigmatic daughter, Michelle, a web of lies, intrigue and betrayal begins to unravel as each of the characters pursues their own agendas ruthlessly, in search of love and money.

Awards
Crowbar Awards (Singapore): Silver for Short Film,
Gold for Art Direction, Silver for Cinematography

Laurels
2009 – 4th Toronto-Singapore Film Festival
2008 – Sinema Showoff! (Singapore)
2008 – Celebrate Drama 2008 (Singapore)
2008 – 22nd Gay and Lesbien Festival from Belgium
2007 – 20th Singapore Int’l Film Festival (Out of Competition)
2007 – 5th Global Chinese University Student Film & TV Festival
(Hong Kong, In-competition)

Cast
 Sunny Pang as Lee Kian Hock
Magdalene Tan as Michelle
Sally Poh as Mrs. Chan
with Toh Hai Leong as The Concierge

Crew
Producers: Vanessa Thomas & Nurashikin Jamlan
Writer/Director: Leon Cheo
Original Story: Yeo Siew Hua
Cinematographer: Michael Tay
Production Designer: Karin Xiao
Art Director: Yang Huiya
Costumes/1st AD: Vivien de Rozario
Composer: Tay Chee Wei

Details
Original Title: 不夜天 (bu ye tian)
English Title: Nightless Day
Country: Singapore
Year: 2006
Duration: 13 min, 11 sec
Language: Mandarin, Hokkien & Malay
Subtitles: English
Shooting Format: 16mm
Screening Formats: Digi-Beta PAL, Beta SP PAL, DVD

Production Stills
Stills Photographer: Low Youjin

Trailer 

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