No place shows whether something cruel happened there. A different kind of city tour – with Singapore’s acting axiom Lim Kay Tong, who hosted the TV Pitaval “True Files” from 2002 to 2006, as our off-screen cicerone.
When does the history of Singapore begin? Is the only relevant part that of the city state created in 1965? At the end there’s a piece of Hegelian logic: “Anything that exists has a reason to exist.” Even the 1956 Coke bottle.
Four years after her first “Moving House”, Tan Pin Pin looks at the same process: the exhumation of mortal remains. While she looked at her own family in the first version, she follows the attempts of strangers, this time.