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15 (2004)

15

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15, the debut feature from writer/director Royston Tan, takes a loosely plotted look at the lives of some unruly teens in Singapore. Melvin (Melvin Chen) and Vynn (Vynn Soh) are best friends who spend a lot of their time cutting school and watching porn together. Melvin is worried about passing his exams because his mother has threatened to throw him out if he fails. Vynn still feels bitterness over the dissolution of his friendship with Shaun (Shaun Tan), who abandoned his former friends when … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International , Drama
Directed By:
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 1, 2005
Runtime:
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Cast


as Armani

as Shaun

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Critic Reviews for 15

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (5)

Royston Tan seems more interested in directing a 97-minute music video than a story with weight and depth.

Full Review… | June 10, 2005
San Francisco Chronicle
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So predictable it could almost be a parody of the genre -- though that would require a sense of humor above and beyond the self-reflexive comedy on display here.

Full Review… | April 13, 2005
Variety
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Royston Tan's feature film debut follows five young residents of a public housing project in Singapore.

Full Review… | April 13, 2005
New York Times
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15 isn't easy to sit through, but there are ample rewards.

April 13, 2005
New York Post
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The directionless lives on display all too easily translate into a directionless film.

Full Review… | April 12, 2005
Village Voice
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the despair is touching

Full Review… | November 22, 2005
Filmcritic.com

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