Jack Tan (right) in a still from Shuttle Life (category: IIB, Mandarin, Cantonese, Malay, English), directed by Tan Seng Kiat. Angel Chan and Sylvia Chang co-star.

Film review: Shuttle Life – Malaysian family drama takes unflinching look at poverty and illness

Director Tan Seng Kiat’s powerful debut feature charts the daily struggles of a working class family trapped below the poverty line in Kuala Lumpur. It was named best film at last year’s Shanghai International Film Festival

Topic |   Chinese language cinema

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Jack Tan (right) in a still from Shuttle Life (category: IIB, Mandarin, Cantonese, Malay, English), directed by Tan Seng Kiat. Angel Chan and Sylvia Chang co-star.
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