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Tan Pin Pin: Alternative Singapore Chronicles

The Impossibility of Knowing Tan Pin Pin

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An apartment building. A ramshackle little house. A highway. These are some of the places probed by Tan Pin Pin’s camera in The Impossibility of Knowing. Over these seemingly innocuous images, a narrator describes the terrible crimes and accidents that occurred in these places. The gulf separating the present from the invisible past is indescribably wide, inviting us to meditate on the meaning of our material environment.

The Impossibility of Knowing

  • Country : Singapore
  • Year : 2010
  • V.O : English
  • Duration : 11 MIN
  • Cinematography : David Shiyang Liu
  • Editing : Grace Xiao
  • Production : Tan Pin Pin
  • Sound Design : Jerry Teo
Filmography of Tan Pin Pin :

Lurve Me Now (1999)
Microwave (2000)
Moving House (2001)
Rogers Park (2001)
80 km/h (2003)
Building Dreams (2003)
Gravedigger's Luck (2003)
Crossings: John Woo (2004)
Singapore GaGa (2005)
Invisible City (2007)
Impossibility of Knowing (2010)
Snow City (2011)
Thesaurus (2012)
Yangtze Scribbler (2012)
To Singapore, with Love (2013)
Pineapple Town (2015)
IN TIME TO COME (2017)

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