Two Street Hawkers Fight For Their Businesses In A Crackdown

 

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Fried Kway Teow Ong and Fishball Lim are old friends. For years, they have made a living out of their food carts in an alleyway every night, selling their specialty hawker fare.

But there’s a crackdown on unlicensed businesses like theirs. Ong and Lim try to make a quick escape when health inspectors and law enforcers show up.

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They’re determined to hang around for as long as they can, as it’s the only way they’ve made a living for years.

It’s also a joy and passion that they find pleasure in sharing with others, through their food.

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How long can they will sentimentality against pragmatism and the law?

Watch ‘The Street Hawker’ by Lau Hong Hu (Singapore) on Viddsee:

Here’s another kway-teow themed short film, a satirical adaptation about the brotherhood of five warriors during the Malacca Sultanate. Watch ‘Hikayat Hang Kway Teow’ on Viddsee

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