罗子涵的实验性电影〈单〉对新加坡母亲与同志身份的重构 = A study of Loo Zihan’s experimental film "Solos" and its reconstruction of the image of Singapore mother and the homosexual identity
黄珮娟 Huang, Madeline Peijuan
Date of Issue2010
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
于2007年制作的本地实验性电影《单》，其故事灵感来自于新加坡的社会背景，其中“母亲”的角色也带有自传色彩。影片由两位来自新加坡的导演罗子涵和光领所指导。《单》在多个国际电影节上被正式选映，也屡获好评，并且在新加坡国际电影节被提名“银幕大奖”。但是，《单》却因为有三处同性性爱镜头被新加坡电影审查局要求删减，而没能在新加坡公开放映。对于罗子涵的作品，迄今还未曾有人做过学术性的研究，而针对电影《单》的评价也只停留在简单的影评而已。本文希望将《单》置于一个学术的氛围，重点分析影片里的母亲形象及同志身份的建构，并结合新加坡的同志政治进行讨论。Solos, the experimental local film produced in 2007, was directed by local filmmakers Loo Zihan and Kan Lume. It is largely based on Singapore context, with its story inspired by true events in Singapore and Mother being the most autobiographical character in the film. Solos was officially selected in many international film festivals and received remarkable responses. It was even selected to participate in competition for the Silver Screen awards in the Singapore International Film Festival. However, Solos was unable to officially screen in Singapore after receiving three cuts from the Board of Film Censors. Loo Zihan’s works have yet to surface in any academic research and analyses of Solos are limited to film reviews. This paper seeks to place Solos in an academic discussion, with focus on the image of Mother and the relationship between society and the construction of homosexual identity. The discussion will also bring in issues regarding Singapore gay politics.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Mass media::Broadcasting::Motion pictures and films::Asian cinema
Final Year Project (FYP)
Nanyang Technological University