Ilo Ilo is a 2013 Filipino-Singaporean drama film starring Yeo Yann Yann, Chen Tian Wen, Angeli Bayani, and Koh Jia Ler. This drama movie is directed by award-winning Singaporean filmmaker Anthony Chen. It is produced by Fisheye Pictures and distributed by Origin8 Media here in the Philippines.
Synopsis: Set in Singapore, ILO ILO chronicles the relationship between a family of three and their newly arrived Filipino maid, Teresa, who has come like many other Filipino women in search of a better life.
The entire family needs to adapt to the presence of this stranger, which further threatens their already strained relationship. Still, Teresa and Jiale, the young and troublesome boy she cares for, soon form a bond. Their unique connection continues to develop and soon she becomes an unspoken part of the family.
But this is 1997 and the Asian Financial Crisis is starting to be felt in all the region…
Studio: Fisheye Pictures
Yeo Yann Yann, Chen Tian Wen, Angeli Bayani, and Koh Jia Ler
Director: Anthony Chen