Tale Of A Mum’s Unraveling Lies Is Your Tropfest SEA Audience Choice


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Nobody likes being lied to.

Chai, the son of a poor single mother, yearns to meet his dad when school commences. He’s told that his father will return with a bicycle for him, a coveted vehicle and social status in the dumpsite village he lives in.

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He realises that he was being lied to.

All his mum wanted was for him to be happy.

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But behind the shame, guilt and empty promises, they find an understanding that at least they have each other.

Watch ‘The Scavenger’ by Sothea Chhin (Cambodia) on Viddsee:

‘The Scavenger’ garnered over 10,000 votes to win this year’s Tropfest SEA Audience Choice Award.

Sothea wins a Canon EOS 70D camera, courtesy of Canon Marketing Malaysia as well as USD500 from Yayasan Sime Darby.

Here’s last year’s winning film in the same category, about a girl who becomes very rude to her aunt during dinner. Watch ‘We Need To Break Up’ on Viddsee

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