For F*** Magazine
ILO ILO LAUNCHES ON DVD
by Jedd Jong
On January 21st, the Ilo Ilo DVD launch party and celebration was held at The Bank Bar in Singapore's financial district, hosted by Scorpio East, sponsored by Remy Martin. In attendance were the film's director Anthony Chen, stars Yeo Yann Yann, Chen Tianwen and Koh Jia Ler, Scorpio East CEO Ko Chuan Aun and Remy Martin managing director Xavier Desaulles.
Ilo Ilo has been screened at 36 film festivals and has clinched 26 awards. On display at the party were some of the most prestigious: the Camera D'or Anthony Chen won at the Cannes Film Festival and the four Golden Horse trophies awarded to the film at the ceremony in Taiwan. The special guests partook in an yu sheng toss, a Chinese New Year tradition to usher in prosperity for the new year. Autographed copies of the DVD also were put on sale to benefit the Red Cross.
Ilo Ilo is available on DVD from 23 January onwards.
The DVD includes a 16-page booklet and bonus materials such as Behind-the-scenes, Singapore Gala and Press Conference Highlights and retails at $19.90.