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Shirkers

2018-01-21 | Documentary
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In 1992, teenager Sandi Tan shot Singapore's first indie road movie with her enigmatic American mentor Georges – who then vanished with all the footage. Twenty years later, the 16mm film is recovered, sending Tan, now a novelist in Los Angeles, on a personal odyssey in search of Georges' vanishing footprints.
Director: Sandi Tan
Stars: Sandi Tan, Sophia Siddique Harvey

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Shirkers FAQ

The runtime of Shirkers is 96 minutes.
The genre of Shirkers is Documentary.
On July 30, 2021, the IMDB rating of Shirkers is 7.4/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 100/100, Metacritic rating is 88/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The release date of Shirkers is January 21, 2018.
In 1992, teenager Sandi Tan shot Singapore's first indie road movie with her enigmatic American mentor Georges – who then vanished with all the footage. Twenty years later, the 16mm film is recovered, sending Tan, now a novelist in Los Angeles, on a personal odyssey in search of Georges' vanishing footprints..
The director of Shirkers is Sandi Tan.
Shirkers won 2018 Sundance Film Festival, 2019 Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US, 2019 Columbus Film Critics Association, 2018 Florida Film Critics Circle Awards, 2018 Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards, 2018 Philadelphia Film Festival.
On July 30, 2021, there were 3719 public reaction to Shirkers including unexciting, not scary, undeveloped character, non-professional cast, puff piece.
The casts of Shirkers are Sandi Tan starring as Herself, Sophia Siddique Harvey starring as Herself, Georges Cardona starring as Himself (archive footage), Philip Cheah starring as Himself, Jasmine Ng Kin Kia starring as Herself, Stephen Tyler starring as Himself.