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Please Hold the Line

19 minutes | 2022 | Malaysia | Narrative | 🔊 Chinese | English Sub. | 13+


A young scam call operator is thrust into a moral dilemma as she navigates a life-changing situation.


WED, 29 NOV 2023 | XXI STUDIO 4 | 14:30

THU, 30 NOV 2023 | XXI STUDIO 5 | 17:15

Director's Biography

Biografi Sutradara

Tan Ce Ding

Tan Ce Ding

Tan Ce Ding is a Malaysia-based filmmaker who works as a Director and Writer. He is an alumnus of the Asian Film Academy (AFA) where he won the Motion Picture Association (MPA) President's Special Recognition Award. His short film “The Masseuse” (2018) is acquired by Hollywood powerhouse Miramax Studio, to be developed into a feature film. In 2022, he directed and wrote his latest short film "Please Hold the Line", which had its World Premiere in the 79th Venice Film Festival.

Cast & Crew

Kru & Pemain

Production Company Evil Genius Studio

Producer Edward Lim, Yap Khai Soon, Tan Ce Ding

Main Cast Kendra Sow

Screenplay Tan Ce Ding

Cinematographer Kenz Khor

Editor Tan Ce Ding

Notable Achievement

Venice Film Festival, 2022

Stockholm International Film Festival, 2023

Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, 2023

Santa Barbara International Film Festival, 2023

Palm Springs International ShortFest, 2023



Please Hold the Line (2022)

The Masseuse (2018)

Hawa (2016)