Anthony Chen, Bolin Chen and Asian celebrities grace premiere of new movie Distance

Award-winning local filmmaker Chen is joined by lead actor Bolin Chen, director Tan Shijie and actress Yeo Yann Yann

Award-winning local filmmaker Anthony Chen 陈哲艺 premiered his critically-acclaimed omnibus film Distance 《再见,在也不见》 earlier this evening at Marina Bay Sands, where he was joined by lead actor, popular Taiwanese star Bolin Chen 陈 柏霖, Singaporean director Tan Shijie 陈世杰, local actress Yeo Yann Yann 杨雁雁 and new actor Cheng Huan Lin 郑焕霖.

The Distance Gala Premiere Photo Call

The Asian stars attended the gala premiere held at the MasterCard Theatres, presented by Marina Bay Sands and Giraffe Pictures. Through events of this nature, Marina Bay Sands celebrates the achievements of the local film community, lending weight to their accomplishments by providing a deserving platform to showcase their masterpieces.

The Distance Gala Premiere Photo Call_1

It was a homecoming for the film’s executive producer Anthony Chen, who had debuted his multiple award-winning film, Ilo Ilo, at Marina Bay Sands back in 2013. Looking dapper in a Hugo Boss suit from The Shoppes, Chen, along with Bolin Chen, Tan Shijie, Yeo Yann Yann and Cheng Huan Lin, addressed fans briefly at the theatre foyer ahead of the screening.

The Distance Gala Premiere Photo Call_2

Distance is an Asian omnibus film featuring three stories helmed by China director Xin Yukun 忻 钰坤, Singapore director Tan Shijie 陈世杰 and Thai director Sivaroj Kongsakul. Lead actor Bolin ChenIt was a homecoming for the film’s executive producer Anthony Chen, who had debuted his multiple award-winning film, Ilo Ilo, at Marina Bay Sands back in 2013. Looking dapper in a Hugo Boss suit from The Shoppes, Chen, along with Bolin Chen, Tan Shijie, Yeo Yann Yann and Cheng Huan Lin, addressed fans briefly at the theatre foyer ahead of the screening. Distance is an Asian omnibus film featuring three stories helmed by China director Xin Yukun 忻钰坤, Singapore director Tan Shijie 陈世杰 and Thai director Sivaroj Kongsakul. Lead actor Bolin Chen stars in all three segments of this ambitious triptych, embodying a generation of Asian millennials whose search for connection and belonging ultimately becomes thwarted in the age of facile travel, migration and escape. The movie’s theme song is sung by Singapore’s own Stefanie Sun.

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