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Director
Tan Chui Mui

Filmography
Selected
2000 There is Treasure Everywhere (short)
2002 Living Elsewhere (short)
2003 Hometown (short)
2005 A Tree in Tanjung Malim (short)
2006 Love Conquers All

Biography
She was born in Sungai Ular, Kuantan, Malaysia in 1978. She has worked as a columnist for local newspapers and magazines. She had been actively involved in the Malaysia independent film scene,working as producer, editor, script writer and occasionally actress. In 2004, she co-founded Da Huang Pictures. Love Conquers All is her feature debut. It was sponsored by the Hubert Bals Fund, Rotterdam IFF. Her next film, Living Quietly, received a CNC Script Development Grant as part of the Locarno IFF Open Door programme.

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Love Conquers All / Tan Chui Mui

Small town girl Ah Ping moves to Kuala Lumpur to work in her aunt’s chicken rice stall. She encounters John at the public phone booth while making her ritual calls to her family and boyfriend back home. John follows her everywhere, pursuing her fervently until she finally succumbs to him. First it transpires that he is involved in some shady deals.Then he casually reveals his familiarity with the tricks pimps use to lure girls into prostitution.When he does a disappearing act, we watch helplessly as Ah Ping’s fate is sealed.


Director:Tan Chui Mui
Script:Tan Chui Mui
Cinematography:James Lee
Editing:Tan Chui Mui
Sound:Steven Leong. Art Direction: Eleanor Low Chia
With:Ho Chi Lai (mother, Hong Jie), Leong Jiun Jiun (daughter, Mei), Coral Ong Li Whei (Ah Ping), Stephen Chua Jyh Shyan (John)
Producer:Amir Muhammad
Production:Da Huang Pictures
Production Country:Malaysia
Format:Digibeta, Color
Duration:90'
Production Year:2006
Screening Schedule
PAVLOS ZANNAS:Monday, November 19, 2007 - 22:00
JOHN CASSAVETES:Wednesday, November 21, 2007 - 19:30
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