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Be with Me
(Be with Me)

by Eric KHOO

  • Singapour
  • 2005
  • Fiction
  • Couleur
  • 93′
  • Anglais, cantonais, hokkien, Mandarin
  • theresa-chan-in-be-with-me-3003444

If the film’s three stories seemingly unfold in a relative indifference to each other, it is because the filmmaker fiercely resists the temptation to add his film to a long list of often artificial choral films. The three syllables of the film’s title are a sign that their focus lies elsewhere, more specifically on how to have the turmoil of love embody their stated intention: Be – with – me. How can one say it, have it heard, bare one’s need, one’s desire for the other? And here we, in turn, step over with the filmmaker into a fiction that documents through screens, telephones, text messages, emails, until we discover the author of an autobiographical novel that we thought was invented – this material then gives rise to a new intrigue around the amorous desire that determines part of our lives and the life of cinema since its beginnings. JB

  • Titre françaisBe with Me
  • Original titleBe with Me
  • SonKazz, Kim Peow Kuah, G. Siva Kumar, Kazuo Sato
  • ProductionZhao Wei Films (I), Infinite Frameworks Pte. Ltd.
  • Directeur artistiqueShaun Koh
  • DistributionDiaphana
  • Support de projection35 mm

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