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Huat the Fish Roadshow 2016

Huat the Fish Roadshow 2016

Posted by on Jan 2, 2016 in Events

As this is the first post of 2016, it’s only fitting to write something about New Year. Although, technically, this is about the Chinese New Year… Malaysian-made movies have been picking up steam in the last few years. Cantonese movies produced in Malaysia, particularly, have become more popular as the popularity of Hong Kong movies waned. I’ve always loved Jack Lim’s comedies, and this new one looks to be no exception. Huat the Fish is about four fishermen in Pulau Ketam. The movie has been promoted aggressively, and the crew has promised 100 roadshows around Malaysia. Today, the roadshow venue happens to be in my neighborhood, so I thought I would go take a look. The crew’s punctuality was really admirable – they were already on location half an hour before the advertised time. There were souvenirs and music albums for sale, and premiere tickets to be given away (not too many though, as the crew insisted that Jack Lim was on the brink of bankruptcy). The movie would hit the cinemas on 11 February 2016. I definitely would make time for it. What about...

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