Sparking off in the year 1942, just after the surrender of the British to Japanese troops in Singapore, this multi-layered relationship drama comprises of six different stories and traverses across six decades.
Six couples belonging to different nationalities like Japanese, British, Chinese meet in a single-room brothel of a hotel in Singapore, over several decades. What challenges will each couple face? What trials and triumphs will the room be a silent witness to, through changing times?
Khoo dedicated the film to the late horror writer Damien Sin, who wrote Khoo's career-launching Mee Pok Man
The film was denied commercial release as unrated films are not allowed for public release in Singapore
The director withdrew his submission for a rating for the film from the Media Development Authority as MDA had deemed two scenes that exceeded the R21 rating guidelines and Khoo didnt want any cuts for a commercial release of the film in Singapore
The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2015 and travelled to the San Sebastián International Film Festival, Busan International Film Festival and Singapore International Film Festival before the director withdrew his submission for a rating for the film from the Media Development Authority.
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