Secrets only ghosts can know

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Review of The Blue Mansion, a film directed by Glen Goei and shot at Penang's Cheong Fatt Tze mansion. Released in 2009. The screening was held on April 10 at the Bellevue Hotel on Penang Hill, as part of Bellevue’s 2010 Inaugural Cultural Event.

Drama, intrigue, satire and revelations of family secrets await those who are lucky enough to get a chance to watch director Glen Goei’s latest film, The Blue Mansion.

The ghost of a recently deceased patriarch starts to roam the house where his family is still mourning his passing. He soon realises that his death may not have been all that natural. Two detectives have come to investigate the alleged crime and soon manage to reveal secrets within the family that they would have rather kept hidden.


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