Turmoil and Tranquillity Set in Malaysia

loading Yugiri's design is based on the land chosen, what was needed in the story and what was cinematically needed for the film.

THE AWARD-WINNING film adaptation of Penangite Tan Twan Eng’s The Garden of Evening Mists – now showing in Malaysian cinemas – entangles protagonists Teoh Yun Ling, the lone survivor of a brutal Japanese wartime camp, and Nakamura Aritomo, an exiled former gardener of the Japanese emperor, in a cross-cultural romance set amid troubling times on the Malayan peninsula. Yugiri in sketches. It is a visual poem expressing both turmoil and tranquillity. The film is a cinematic labour of love for director Tom Lin who took on the project almost three years ago. Armed with a sizeable budget, Lin allowed for artistic freedom with ...


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