He Risked All For His Last Meal. Kidnapping Her Turned Out To Be A Bonus.

 

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He was on death row; she had two weeks to live.

This guy’s last wish was to savour a bowl of Bak Kut Teh from Malaysia. He was convicted and sentenced to death, and should deserve that one last request.

But his prison officials mucked up his last wish. Enraged he fled and got across the border as a stowaway.

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In an comedic misadventure, he steals a lorry with a girl who hitch hiked with him. Their sweet escape is marred by the discovery that she, too, doesn’t have much time left.

The doctors say that she was dying.

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They bond over their desperation for what waits for them in Kuala Lumpur. They acknowledged their fate, not in despair, but as a matter of fact.

Here’s how they risked it all to savour the last moments of life.

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Tay Lide’s short film competed at Festival de Cannes’s short film corner and screened at the 4th Singapore Short Film Awards.

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