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Smoke Gets in Your Eyes


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


A funeral director finds himself hapless when the wrong body has been sent for cremation. When there seems to be no other way, he devises a plan for a sham funeral with the deceased’s three estranged children.


WED, 29 NOV 2023 | XXI STUDIO 2 | 15:15

THU, 30 NOV 2023 | XXI STUDIO 2 | 14:45

Director's Biography

Biografi Sutradara

Alvin Lee

Alvin Lee

Alvin Lee is a Singapore award- winning writer-director. He graduated from the prestigious Beijing Film Academy with a Bachelor's degree in Film Directing. His short films have screened and won awards at international film festivals, including Busan, Clermont-Ferrand and Hong Kong.

Cast & Crew

Kru & Pemain

Production Company Alvin Lee

Producer Alvin Lee, Angelina Bok, Chew Pei Yi

Main Cast Wang Weiliang, Benjamin Heng, Priscelia Chan, Oon Shu An

Screenplay Alvin Lee, Kew Lin

Cinematographer Chuck Tham

Editor Ewe Shen, Tee

Notable Achievement

Short Film Competition- Jury Prize | Hong Kong International Film Festival, 2023

Student Jury- Best Short Film, Best Screenplay | BuSho Film Festival, 2023

Best Short Film (Open Youth Category) | National Youth Film Award, 2023

Best Singapore Short Film Award | Singapore International Film Festival, 2022

Best Short Film Award | China Golden Rooster and Hundred Flowers Film Festival, 2022



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Causeway (2021)

A Time for Us (2018)

Seed (2016)

Bon Voyage (2014)

Timeline (2012)