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Tan, Royston 1976-

Overview
Works: 36 works in 62 publications in 4 languages and 228 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Action and adventure films  Short films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Local history  Comedy films  Animated films  Fiction  Experimental films 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Film editor, Producer, Performer, Restager , Author
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Royston Tan
 
Most widely held works by Royston Tan
15 by Francisco Rodríguez( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in Chinese and Multiple languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five fifteen-year-old boys in Singapore search for experiences, which at times are even physically painful. They are on the fringe of society and they look to misfits and outsiders for answers to many of life's questions
Old places = Lao di fang( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Supported by National Heritage Board, Heritage Industry Incentive Programme and Media Development Authority, the video takes the viewer down memory lane. Singaporeans from all walks of life, reflect on and share their memories of the old and disappearing places, in many parts of Singapore
12 lian hua = 12 lotus by Royston Tan( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of singer Lian Hua (Mindee Ong) and the heartless men in her life who use and abuse her
4:30 by Wei Wei Yeo( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4:30( Visual )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Xiao Wu's existence revolves around school, an empty apartment and the dubious comforts in instant noodles. One day, his routine is subtly transformed by a tenant in the apartment, who is nursing a heartache. Their paths cross only once in a while. Longing for human contact Xiao Wu tries all he can to make a connection thruogh physical and metaphorical walls in that hour between night and day"--Container
Old romances = Lao qing ren( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DVD: "There is romance in every corner we turn. In this sequel to the documentary, Old Places, Old Romances takes us on a journey to experience Singapore through the collective voices of ordinary Singaporeans. Through their voices, we hear personal stories from members of the public who shared their anecdotes on radio. Everyday spaces come alive with these special memories, which are bonded forever with these places. Old romances is a journal of love letters to places that we grew up with."--Container
Royston's shorts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of Royston Tan's short films released from 1999 to 2005
Life perspective & social commentary( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

3 feet apart: Set in the near future, this is a tale about Han, a boy who is born with a handphone inside his head. He is in love with Pepper, a girl who is born with two small speakers inside her head and a small TV inside her right palm. Han and Pepper are a pair of star crossed lovers - for they always have to be three feet apart from each other. Buy me love: A middle-aged kway chap (braised pork) food seller decides to buy love through a mail order bride service. The awkward couple soon find themselves trying to make sense of their unconventional marriage. Careless whisperer: Patrick is a failed contestant from Singapore Idol, famous locally for his inaudible rendition of the George Michael hit, "Careless Whisper." This short film is about a quirky character, also named Patrick, who finds himself falling in love with a girl named Pinkie. Crocodile journals: A crocodile disguises himself as a human being, to live in the human world. Although no one knows about his true identity, they sense that he is different. Motorcycle: In a remote village in north-east Thailand, the only phone begins to ring. It is a call from the city that Grandfather Koon's son has been killed in a motorcycle crash. Somehow, Koon must bring the body back to the village and ensure that there is a proper funeral. Malice: In a loveless marriage, Aimee begins an illicit affair with a younger, engaged man, Jon. The affair spirals out of control when their respective partners discover their secret. Overhead clouds: Unable to find employment after college, a man finds himself in an unusual situation when a dark cloud begins to hang over his head feeding off his energy. The bus: Unjustly reprimanded by his boss about corporate policies and service, a bus inspector embarks on a mission to get one passenger off an overcrowded bus - failing which, he will not allow the vehicle to move
Grand Prix collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boy genius (2005): A comedy short film about a young filmmaker who is making a film but his girlfriend keeps getting in the way
7 letters( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of 7 short movies, each directed by a Singaporean filmmaker. The films revolve around the theme of "Home" and what "Home" means to each director as they interpret it in their individual stories
Life perspective & social commentary III( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quietly: Convinced that his family has become "frogs in a well", an elderly grandfather leaves them an important departing message
Xiao zi tiao = Little note : a short film by Royston Tan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living with little wants in the countryside, Zhiren and his mother expressed their love and support for each other in a simple way - by exchanging little notes. These words of encouragement spurred their every step forward in life, helping them cast aside fear and despair in times of uncertainty
Youth focus II( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Bukan) Kesempatan yang Terlewat: A young woman repeatedly encounters an attractive young man whenever she commutes by train. At what point will one of them decide that leaving their relationship to fate is not enough? My elephant: The originality of a child's drawing is questioned. Small Ali: Small Ali's copious tears hamper his quest to be a successful boxer until he sees an advertisement that claims to have an operation which can remove his tear ducts. Becoming Royston: Becoming Royston revolves around the coming of age of Boon Huat, who discovers his dream of becoming a filmmaker. Mother: After 10 years, a son returns home to reconcile his relationship with his mother
3688 : Xiang ru fei fei( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Chinese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parking attendant Fei Fei has always dreamed of becoming a singer, like her famous namesake – the legendary Taiwanese singer Fong Fei Fei. Fei Fei decides to follow her heart and joins a national talent contest. Her voice and sincerity captures the nation's heart, pushing her to the finals! But on the final day, her dementia-stricken father disappears… -- Unedited summary from container
Festival favourites collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

MOTORCYCLE (2000): In a remote village in north-east Thailand, the only phone begins to ring. It is a call from the city that Grandfather Koon's son has been killed in a motorcycle crash. Somehow, Koon must bring the body back to the village and ensure that there is a proper funeral
881 : original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soundtrack from the Singapore motion picture "881" by Royston Tan
881( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in Chinese and Multiple languages and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two girls, one dream. Little Papaya and Big Papaya grow up idolizing Chen Jin Lang, the King of Hokkien Getai, and dream of becoming Getai singers themselves. Their heart wrenching story is related by their introspective but highly sensitive friend and driver, Guan Yin. They rise to popularity at the getai for their performance in Hokkien songs. Soon, their popularity leads to the jealousy of Durian sisters, and they create troubles for Papaya sisters, which leads to the final showdown for both Papaya and Durian on the last day of Seventh month in a competition. Winners will remain in the Seventh month industry, while losers will have to stop performing forever
3688 xiang ru fei fei( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in Chinese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from the South by Aditya Assarat( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

881 : original motion picture soundtrack volume 2( Recording )

1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Soundtrack from the Singapore motion picture "881" by Royston Tan
 
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Alternative Names
Chen, Ziqian 1976-

Royston Tan acteur, réalisateur et scénariste

Royston Tan filmregisseur uit Singapore

Royston Tan Singaporean filmmaker

Tan, Ji-Khiam 1976-

陈子谦 1976-

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