Masala Mama





TITLE
MASALA MAMA
by Michael Kam
Singapore
2010


SYNOPSIS
The young son of a poor "rag-and-bone" man aspires to draw superheroes but goes about it the wrong way by stealing a comic book from the gentle owner of a small Indian provision ("mama") shop. When fate brings them together again, they each discover something much more important...


ACCOLADES
26th Hamburg International Short Film Festival 2010 (Germany)
  • ARTE Short Film Award

3rd International Festival of Social Themed Short Films Berriozar 2010 / FICBE (Spain)
  • Second Prize

16th Cheries-Cheris Festival, Paris 2010 (France)
  • Grand Prix Cheries-Cheris – Pink TV du Court Metrage

60th Berlin International Film Festival 2010 (Germany)
  • Official Selection, Generation Section

34th Cleveland International Film Festival 2010 (USA)
  • Official Selection

23rd Singapore International Film Festival 2010
  • Official Selection

30th Hawaii International Film Festival 2010 (USA)
  • Official Selection

31st Durban International Film Festival 2010 (South Africa)
  • Official Selection

24th International Festival of Films for Children & Young Adults, Hamedan 2010 (Iran)
  • Official Selection

30th Amiens International Film Festival 2010 (France)
  • Official Selection


CREDITS
Writer & Director: MICHAEL KAM
Producer: FRAN BORGIA
Director of Photography:  AMANDI WONG
Production Designer: LOO ZIHAN
Editor: MOSES NYEIN
Sound Designer: MATTHEW KOH
Cast:  MOHAN VELLAYAN, VERNON NG, OH ENG SOON


TECHINCAL  SPECS
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Colour
Country: SINGAPORE
Language: ENGLISH
Runtime: 8’
Mark
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