HERstory -Wet Season

2019 / 103' / Singapore / In Mandarin and English with Chinese and English subtitles / Color

Nominated for the Platform Prize at the Toronto International Film Festival

Best Leading Actress, Golden Horse Awards

Singapore director Anthony Chen works with Malaysian actress Yeo Yann Yann again on a risky theme after llo llo. Wet Season swept several film festival award nominations

It is monsoon season in Singapore and the city is pouring with rain. Wet Season follows the plight of Ling (Yeo Yann Yann), a Chinese language teacher, whose marriage and school life are falling apart because she is unable to bear a child. But an unlikely friendship with a student ,Wei Lun (Koh Jia Ler), helps her reaffirm her identity as a woman.

Dir:Anthony Chen

Cast:Yeo Yann Yann, Koh Jia Ler, Yang Shi Bin

About the Director
Anthony Chen is a screenwriter and director from Singapore. He is best known for his debut feature llo llo, which premiered at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and was awarded the Camera d’Or. At the 50th Golden Horse Awards the film also earned him the Best New Director, Best Original Screenplay and Best Feature Film. Chen was named as one of Variety’s “Annual 10 Directors to Watch”. Wet Season is his second feature.