Be Hip Buy Original

March 28, 2006 at 11:15 p03 (Default)


Film Synopsis
Be With Me the new film by Eric Khoo (Mee Pok Man, 12 Storeys) is a tapestry of stories woven around the themes of love, hope and destiny. The characters lead separate lives but are bound by one common desire – to be with their loved one. The protagonists in the movie are fictitious bar one – Theresa Chan, a courageous deaf and blind woman whose life story inspired Be With Me.

Named after the colloquial Malay word for “anxiety”, it is nonetheless told with great assurance. Fans of her last movie, the interracial romance Sepet (2004) will be pleased by the return of protagonist Orked (Sharifah Amani Al-Yahya) and her kooky clan. But Gubra is different from the lightweight sentiment of Sepet. The director states her intent at the opening, which quotes from the Quran, “In the name of God, the most loving, the most compassionate”. Gubra is not just a love story. It is also a meditation on what it means to love, to live and to have faith.

Brothers & sisters…dont buy pirated DVD lah, support our movie makers lah. Just bought Kuku’s Be With Me but still haven’t watched yet lah. Good movies lah these two …Gabra & Be With Me. Got love, got hope, got destiny… OK!! If you gonna treat yourself to one OKOK two lah DVDs this year, make it Gabra or Be With Me!!

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5 Comments

  1. Mother Superior said,

    Have not watched Gabra, but Be With Me is good. Very artistically done and good cinematography.

  2. See Fei said,

    MS
    I am guilty a lot of not supporting our local film makers. As time and $$ r precious will go only for mega movies (read hollywood). The “Be with Me” DVD buy was impulsive but no regret. I did my part.

  3. mslenglui said,

    sigh! i also want to buy original….but they just don’t make some movies into dvds, esp those that flops. and hor, it takes the longest time…..by which time, already not shiok. what to do? sorry loh.

  4. See Fei said,

    hoi leng lui.. not need to say sorry lah. but dont you find the pirated dvds video and audio quality are very poor? feel like half shiok only after watching.

    btw is that you in the pic? you sure have me fooled with your nick, LOL

  5. mslenglui said,

    no. i see pirated also got very high demand one – must dvd 9 only i buy – crisp clear quality. some more got subtitles incase actor mumbling.

    if you think it’s me in the pic, then it’s me lor. if you think not, then not lor. shouldn’t matter mah.

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