Year Without A Summer

History of Sadness

IMPORTANT Message for You   by admin
Film festivals 2011-09-13 23:57:59

Dear friends,
Year Without A Summer has made its way to Vancouver which is 12692.827km away from Sg. Ular (Kuantan), the place we shot the film.
No matter where you are, we have a very important message for you:

"Lynas, an Australian company is building the world biggest rare earth refinery near to this village Sungai Ular, Kuantan and Tan Chui Mui is currently campanining to stop Lynas. Liew Seng Tat, Woo Ming Jin and Yeo Joon Han are making short films to support. You can find out more from


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Something about the screening   by admin
Film festivals 2011-04-29 15:19:36

It's been 6 nights that the film opened at TGV, KLCC. We sit in the cinema every night to make sure the projection quality is right; no light switched on when the show started and the darkness should remain until the end credit finished.

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Day 2 of the Tokyo Filmex Festival   by admin  YouTube
Film festivals 2011-04-27 14:03:23

The director, Tan Chui Mui and the sound designer Pete Teo were in Tokyo Filmex to present the film last year.

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Year without a Summer in Rotterdam   by admin
Film festivals 2011-01-25 21:48:21
Photography by Sim, the sexy Assistant Director.

Year without a Summer will be having its European premiere in Intl. Film Festival Rotterdam under a special competitive programme named 'Return of the Tiger'. To mark its 40th anniversary, the festival is screening a selection of films made this year by former Tiger Award candidates, in this jubilee programme.

Press & industry screening :
02.02.2011 ; 09:30 ; Cinerama 3
Public Screening :
31.01.2011 ; 18:30 ; Pathé 7
01.02.2011 ; 19:45 ; Doelen Jurriaanse Zaal
04.02.2011 ; 14:00 ; LV5

This 'Return of the Tiger' program will be accompanied by a one-off award, the Return of the Tiger Award. Interestingly enough is that the fourteen directors with a film competing in the Tiger Awards Competition 2011 will be asked to decide together on the winner of this unique award, worth € 5,000. The winner will be announced at the IFFR Awards Ceremony in the Oude Luxor Theater on the evening of Friday, 4 February.

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WORLD PREMIERE in Pusan Intl. Film Festival   by admin
Film festivals 2010-10-07 16:32:57
photo by Sim, the super sexy 1st assistant director.

Screening schedule in Pusan Intl. Film Festival

Oct. 08 / 13:00 / Lotte Cinema Centum City 8 / 810
Oct. 08 / 13:00 / Lotte Cinema Centum City 10 / 840
Oct. 09 / 15:30 / Lotte Cinema Centum City 8 / 815
Oct. 09 / 15:30 / Lotte Cinema Centum City 10 / 845 / Guest Visit
Oct. 10 / 13:30 / Lotte Cinema Centum City 1 (Press & Industrial screening)
Oct. 14 / 17:00 / Megabox Haeundae M / 523

After 2 years of labour, finally, the DAY has come.

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Year Without A Summer

Azam comes back to his village, and looks for his childhood friend Ali. Ali and his wife MInah invites Azam for fishing and a mid night picnic on a small island. Towards the end of the night, they have a game of holding breath underwaterfor 3 minutes, and Azam is never seen again...
Now comes to your cinemas! Only in selected TGV Cinemas.Get the tickets here!

Tan Chui Mui shot her second feature film in her hometown, a small fishing village called Sungai Ular. The film is in post-production stage now.


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