How do you solve a murder case? The police had done their due diligence, from inspecting the crime scene to interrogating the witnesses. Yet the murder remains a mystery.
Without witnesses, evidence, or a murder weapon, the case seems unsolvable and destined for the discard pile.
But before they dismiss the case, Detective Alvin Wong has one last trick up his sleeve.
He’s going to try to solve the case, with help from a bowl of rice, a pair of chopsticks, and the spirit of the deceased.
Kean Wah’s film was a finalist at the inaugural Tropfest Southeast Asia film festival and competition, held in Penang, Malaysia.
The clue is in the Chinese title (“问米” = a ritual ‘asking rice’)