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The Blue Mansion

The Blue Mansion
Directed by Glen Goei
Produced by Glen Goei
Tommy Tan
Pauline Yu
Chowee Leow
Sacha Brooks
Kate James
Written by Ken Kwek
Music by David Hirschfelder
Cinematography Larry Smith
Edited by Kate James
Release dates
  • 13 October 2009 (2009-10-13) (PIFF)
  • 22 October 2009 (2009-10-22) (Singapore)
Running time
100 minutes
Country Singapore
Language English

The Blue Mansion is the second film from director Glen Goei. The film had its world premiere at the 14th Pusan International Film Festival (PIFF) and was released in Singapore on 22 October 2009.

Contents

  • Plot 1
  • Cast 2
  • Production 3
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Plot

The Blue Mansion is a quirky murder mystery about a wealthy Asian tycoon who dies suddenly under mysterious circumstances and returns as a ghost to try to uncover the secret of his death. Two eager detectives investigate the death, chasing all leads and suspects, including the dead man's three children. The ghost witnesses his own funeral wake, attended by jealous relatives and business competitors as well as the police investigation that unveils hidden family secrets.

Cast

Actor/Actress Role
Patrick Teoh Wee Bak Chuan
Louisa Chong Wee Siok Lin
Lim Kay Siu Wee Teck Liang
Adrian Pang Wee Teck Meng
Neo Swee Lin Wee Pei Shan
Emma Yong Wee Mei Yi
Claire Wong Wee Ye Ching
Tan Kheng Hua Veronica Wee
Huzir Sulaiman Inspector Suresh
Steve Yap Inspector Tan Kok Leong
Denise Chan Wee Jia Wen
Ben Tan Wee Bak How
Deborah Png Rosie Wee
Pam Oei Daisy Wee
Wendy Kweh Lily Wee
Karen Tan Violet Wee
Bridget Therese Lachica Aida
Mariel Reyes Tessie
Chermaine Ang China Girl
Zahim Albakri Mr De Cruz
Himanshu Bhatt Raj

Production

The movie is filmed entirely on location in Penang at the Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion, a UNESCO Architectural Heritage Award recipient, over 6 weeks in 2008.

The film debuted in Kuala Lumpur on 18 March 2010 and was shown in Penang during the George Town Festival 2010.

The film is also screened at the 2010 Hong Kong International Film Festival and at the Asian Hot Shots Film Festival in Berlin (2010).

See also

References

  • THE STAR interviews Glen Goei

External links


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