Wednesday, 15 June 2011

Pinoy Sunday (台北星期天) (2009)

A pair of lowly-paid labourers in a foreign land stumble across a red leather sofa.

Its appearance seems to herald the fruition of the fantasies, dreams, and hopes that have been keeping them sane and happy thousands of miles away from home.

The director plays the premise for laughs. You won't see too much of how foreign labourers are exploited in shiny, modern Asia - which Taipei stands for but could easily be Singapore or Dubai.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 15 June 2011.

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