30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Tiger Factory Malaysia, Japan 2010 | 84 min | OV | Colour | FF 2010

Ming Jin Woo

Woo Ming Jin (*1976). The Malaysia bornfilmmaker belongs to the so called “NewWave” in Asia. He is producer, writer anddirector of his semi documentary films.

rated for 0 + years
Ping Ping is 19 and wants to go to Japan to work in a car parts company. She’s under the guardian of her aunt, Madame Tien, who shuffles her between two jobs; working in a pig farm, and cleaning dishes in a rundown restaurant. Tien is also involved in a “baby factory” scheme, pairing young women with migrant workers and then selling the babies for money. Both survive with each other in a love-hate symbiotic manner, until a truth about her aunt is revealed to Ping Ping.

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Original title: The Tiger Factory
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Mandarin, Cantonese, Bahasa Malaysian
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Ming Jin Woo
Screenplay: Ming Jin Woo, Edmund Yeo
Cast: Fooi Mun Lai, Pearlly Chua, Susan Lee
Producer: Ming Jin Woo, Edmund Yeo
Director of Photography: Chun Hung Wan
Production Design: Seow Wei Lim
Editor: Edmund Yeo, Kenny Chua
Sound: 0
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Format: DigiBeta (PAL)
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