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Apprentice

Directed by Boo Junfeng

“[T]here’s no question that this Un Certain Regard premiere’s directorial flair and thematic complexity … should help further consolidate Boo’s own reputation as one of the region’s names to watch.” —Hollywood Reporter

The story of a young correctional officer’s relationship with an aging executioner, Apprentice uses the nuances of family and friendship to delve into the practice of capital punishment and its impact on executioners, prisoners, and their families. 2016, Singapore, in English/Malay with English subtitles, 96 minutes.

Funding

This presentation is made possible by generous support from the Bentson Foundation and Elizabeth Redleaf.