Film review: The Rights Of The Dead

By Chung Hosanna

November 2012 FEATURE
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Teoh Beng Hock died on July 16, 2009, adding his name to the list of custodial deaths that had shocked Malaysia for quite a while. The circumstances surrounding his case were dramatic to start with, and became ever more so as time went by. An admirable attempt to document Teoh’s tragedy on film has been made by Penang Monthly’s columnist, Tricia Yeoh.Twenty five minutes. The length of this documentary is shorter than the interrogation of Teoh Beng Hock (which lasted...

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Chung Hosanna

is a semi-political wordsmith, erstwhile lawyer and restless soul.