Singapore’s Oscar entry Ilo ilo now ranked No. 7 in Indiewire prediction list for Best Foreign Language Film
The film will be shown locally next month.
Edwin Sallan of Interaksyon.com reports that Ilo Ilo, Singapore's official Oscar submission for the Best Foreign Language Film category, is now ranked No.7 in online news site Indiewire's Academy Awards prediction list.
The report noted: "In its latest update posted by writer Peter Knegt last November 7, Anthony Chen's heartwarming drama about a Singaporean family's relationship with their Filipino maid (played by indie actress Angeli Bayani) is now ranked behind Saudi Arabia's Wadjda, Denmark's The Hunt, Chile's Gloria, Iran's The Past, Canada's Gabrielle, and Australia's The Rocket." The film won the Camera d'Or award at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival last May.
"Ilo Ilo" will be shown in Philippine cinemas nationwide beginning December 4.Chen will be flying to the country to grace the film's premiere night at the Cinema One Originals film festival slated sometime this November.
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