A Land Imagined

Neo-realistic drama about an overtired detective investigating the disappearance of a Chinese construction worker in Singapore. Winner of the Golden Leopard in Locarno.

Please note that this film is in Bengali, English and Mandarin, with Dutch subtitles.
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Set in industrial Singapore, police investigator Lok must find missing migrant worker Wang.
Wang suffers a worksite accident and is anxious about repatriation. Unable to sleep, Wang starts frequenting a dreamy cybercafé in the dead of the night. Hoping to look for some form of human connection in this foreign land he feels alienated from, Wang forms a virtual friendship with a mysterious gamer that takes a sinister turn. When Wang suddenly disappears, Lok digs deep into the trail leading to a land reclamation site, in order to uncover the truth beneath all that sand.

Yeo Siew Hua, France, Netherlands, Singapore, 2018, 95 min. Bengali, English & Mandarin spoken, Dutch subtitles. With Peter Yu, Xiaoyi Liu, Yue Guo, Jack Tan, Ishtiaque Zico.