Completed - ENGLISH, MANDARIN - First film, Drama - 96 minutes
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Set in Singapore, ILO ILO chronicles the relationship between the Lim family and their newly arrived maid, Teresa. Like many other Filipino women, she has come to this city in search of a better life. Her presence in the family worsens their already strained relationship.
Jiale, the young and troublesome son, starts to form a unique bond with Teresa, who soon becomes an unspoken part of the family.
But this is 1997 and the Asian Financial Crisis is beginning to be felt in the region…
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