non-fiction

SEARCHING FOR WIVES (2016)


Featuring Shanmugavel Pathakarnan

Through the use of a single photograph, Partha, a foreign worker from South India embarks on a mission to find a wife before his 32nd birthday. With the help from a photo studio and his parents, Searching for Wives documents the proceedings of an arranged marriage that many men and women are accustomed to like Partha, and finds the romance that lies within.

Directed by Zuki Juno Tobgye
Director of Photography Jason Lau
Produced by Vigneswari Nagaraj
Edited by Peter Lim
Colourist Lim Yen

BA(Hons) Film - Final Year Thesis Film
LASALLE College of the Arts, The Puttnam School of Film
“Searching For Wives” © MMXVI LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

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