Singapore Cult & Underground Film Festival (SCUFF) 2018

Description

HAVE A NICE DAY

Director: Liu Jian
China / 2017 / Animation, Crime, Comedy / Mandarin with Eng Subs / 77 minutes
Rating: PG13 (Some coarse language)
SINGAPORE PREMIERE
**WINNER OF THE 2017 GOLDEN HORSE AWARD FOR BEST ANIMATION FEATURE**
23 February, Friday 800pm


Synopsis
This is a story about money. The real protagonist of Have A Nice Day is a bag of cash and all the characters and plots are circled around it. Xiao Zhang, a driver, is about to get married, but his fiancée called off the wedding because she failed in a recent plastic surgery.

Trying to save his marriage, Xiao Zhang decides to rob his boss, and everything goes terribly wrong after the robbery. Xiao Zhang, as passive as his personality, is taken from place to place, just like that bag of cash. Facing desire, deception, anger, violence, terror, and desperation, what could Xiao Zhang do if he wants to keep money and change his life?


WANDERING GINZA BUTTERFLY

Director: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi
Japan / 1972 / Action, Drama / Japanese with Eng Subs / 95 minutes
Rating: M18 (Sexual scenes)
The original 1972 Yakuza cult classic with the ever lovely Meiko Kaji!
24 February, Saturday 600pm


Synopsis
Gang leader Nami (cult film legend Meiko Kaji) kills a member of a yakuza group and goes away to prison. Upon her release three years later, she s a shamed woman confined to living in the shadowy world of sex clubs and street gangs. She returns to the city to live with her uncle, a billiard-hall owner, and after befriending pimp, she gets a job working at a hostess club in the chic Ginza neighborhood, where the expensive shops and neon lights conceal a dark world of crime and sexual slavery.

But when a rival gang attempts to muscle in on the club, Nami becomes enmeshed in a violent struggle that forces her to wield a skilled pool cue to defend her uncle's business, and eventually a short sword to wreak bloody vengeance upon her enemies.

SUPER DARK TIMES

Director: Kevin Phillips
USA / 2017 / Drama, Thriller / English / 100 minutes
Rating: R21 (Sexual scenes)
An intriguing & immersive psychological thriller that cracks open the essence of friendship.
24 February, Saturday 900pm


Synopsis
Zach and Josh are best friends growing up in a leafy Upstate New York suburb in the 1990s, where teenage life revolves around hanging out, looking for kicks, navigating first love and vying for popularity.

When a traumatic incident drives a wedge between the previously inseparable pair, their youthful innocence abruptly vanishes. Each young man processes the tragedy in his own way, until circumstances grow increasingly complex and spiral into violence. Phillips dives headlong into the confusion of teenage life, creating an evocative atmosphere out of the murky boundaries between adolescence and adulthood, courage and fear, and good and evil.

KILLING GROUND

Director: Damien Power
Australia / 2017 / Horror, Thriller / English / 88 minutes
Rating: NC16 (Violence and coarse language)
Unnerving and violent, this Aussie screamer sure packs a punch!
25 February, Sunday 600pm


Synopsis
Killing Ground is the story of Ian and Samantha who go camping in a national park over the summer break. They arrive at an isolated campsite to find an SUV and a tent, but no sign of the occupants. As night falls and the campers fail to return, Ian and Sam grow increasingly uneasy. A surprising discovery in the bush unleashes a terrifying chain of events that test the young couple to breaking point.


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>> TERMS AND CONDITIONS (PLEASE READ!)

- You must be above the minimum age on THE DAY OF SCREENING or you will not be allowed entry if you fail to produce a valid ID upon request.

- SFS Film Addicts members purchasing tickets with a promo code must produce their SFS Film Addicts Membership Card during the day of screening.

- Please arrive at least 30mins before screening time to register and collect your wrist tags.

- The event organizers reserve the right, at all times and its sole discretion, to refuse entry or remove any person from the venue.

- Online ticket sales will stop on 23 Feb, Friday 1030am. Walk-in customers are welcomed to contact us to check ticket availability before dropping by.

- Only tickets for Wandering Ginza Butterfly is fully refundable. There are no refunds for the remaining films.

Updates
  • The event description was updated. Diff#318442 2018-02-22 08:29:04
Feb 23 - Feb 27, 2018
[ Fri ] - [ Tue ]
8:00 PM - 6:00 PM SGT
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Tickets
Have A Nice Day SOLD OUT $13.00
Wandering Ginza Butterfly (Fully refundable upon collection of tickets at the door) SOLD OUT $13.00
Super Dark Times SOLD OUT $13.00
Killing Ground SOLD OUT $13.00
3 Film Package: Have A Nice Day + Super Dark Times + Killing Ground. (Usual price $39) SOLD OUT $33.00
$5 Donation SOLD OUT $5.00
$10 Donation SOLD OUT $10.00
Venue Address
2 Orchard Link, S(237978) Singapore
Directions
MRT: Somerset
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Singapore Cult & Underground Film Festival (SCUFF)
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