Would it make a better movie? I felt the editing was a bit choppy at times, and the dubbing seemed rather poor. Edit Cast Credited cast: Taking a cue from Fame and High School Musical, this is the story of a school’s seventh talent show so the teacher responsible holds the usual auditions some terrible performers for whom the response is a vociferous ‘Next’! To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Talentime is a Malaysian drama film written and directed by Yasmin Ahmad. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

The musical score, the variety of moods, the songs, love, death, pathos? I rememeber being young and naive and questioning everything that came in the movie. His change, playing during the Talent Time, the reconciliation? Mixed results — I saw a still of Hon Kahoe in one of the newspaper promos and thought he had a certain charisma, just looking at the face. At Home With Amy Sedaris. It’s very sad that Yasmin Ahmad is no longer with us. A chance encounter brings him face to face with the “Life Action Bureau”

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On March 29, at 3: It is the 21st century everywhere around the world now with popular music and dance, talent shows and cyber technology. Critics Review the 91st Academy Awards Telecast. Datin Kalsom Adibah Noor At Home With Amy Sedaris.

The best thing the film had going for it are the songs, many of them composed by Pete Teo. I really wish I could be less demanding of the movies I watch, that way I could probably enjoy most Malaysian films and be a lot happier.

The mother, her fussing? On Talentime night, everything unfolds. In comparison, I find it more comfortable hanging out with my Hollywood schoolmates, who, rather surprisingly, knew less about American cinema let alone world cinema than I do. I have got something against current Malaysian cinema, for the most part.


It all started after Mahesh, amongst the students assigned to get the finalists to school for practice, delivered the notice of successful audition to Melur’s house. They could probably find the important social significance of a fly in my teh tarik.

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I am not sure. Her playing the piano, Debussy? Her passion is tslentime, and talent she sharpens by serenading her family at the breakfast table. Just leave us a message here and we will work on getting you verified. Search for ” Talentime ” on Amazon.

I do have some bones to pick with the film. Log in with Facebook. Edit Details Official Sites: Edit Storyline A talent search competition has matched two hearts – that of Melur, a Malay-mixed girl and an Indian male student, Mahesh. Email required Address never made public. Malaysia is a Muslim country but it has many Hindus and Christians — novie sometimes makes for contentious relationships and enmities.

Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Trivia Azean Irdawaty ‘s last film. The ceremony, the washing, the repartee during the ceremony, Mahesh and his uncle asking him about having a girlfriend?


Kovie a casual observation from a passer-by. On March 29, at The girls, their ages, clashing, playing together? Take this as an example, look out for her comment… http: Add the first question. The film was released on 26 March in Malaysia and marks Yasmin’s last feature film prior to her death on 25 July The Romeo and Juliet archetype can be very important for this society and Yasmin Ahmad made popular films, geared to a younger audience, drawing on the age-old story.

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Don’t have an account? Through the days of auditions, rehearsals and preparations, running up to the big day of the contest, the characters get embroiled in a world of heightened emotions – ambition, jealousy, human comedy, romance, heartbreak – all of which culminate in a day of great music and performances.

Once or twice, parts of the story strained credulity for me. Most of it is focused on the everyday lives of the students taking part in it and their families, with the talent competition oddly having little significance to what goes on in their lives.

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Views Read Edit View history. This would mark the first time that Sharifah Amani has played a behind-the-scene role in Yasmin Ahmad’s films. Actors will get better.