Singaporean wins prestigious Cannes prize

  • 20 Jun 2016

Singapore filmmaker Anthony Chen, 29, has become the first Singaporean to win the prestigious Camera d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival for his film, Ilo Ilo about a Singaporean boy’s friendship with his family’s Filipina housekeeper.He is also the first South-east Asian winner in the award's 36-year history.