The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.2214 Tuesday, 25 September 2001
Date: Sunday, 23 Sep 2001 08:45:59 -0700 (PDT)
Subject: Shakespeare Offshoots
The Volkswagen Discovery Award for best first film at this year's
just-completed Toronto Film Festival went to Chicken Rice War, a
Singapore film directed by CheeK. It is said to be a romantic comedy
"loosely inspired by Romeo and Juliet," involving feuding families in
Singapore's chicken rice industry.
Mark R. Harris
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