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Celeste Heiter's Adventures in Asian Food & Film

Film Review: Perth

perthblog This Week's Film: Perth
Cuisine: Singaporean

In this studied homage to Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver, Kay Tong Lim plays Harry Lee, a shipyard security guard who moonlights as a cab driver. At fifty-two years old, Harry is an angry man, especially when he drinks. As a former merchant marine with dreams of someday retiring to Perth, his wife has gambled away his retirement fund. Yet somehow his spirit remains buoyant, and still he dreams of Perth.

Here is a link to my Film Review on ThingsAsian.