Esplanade Presents


Our Stories, Well-Told: 881 (Opening Film & Event)

In collaboration with Singapore Film Commission's 25th Anniversary

4 Aug 2023, Fri, 8pm

1hr 6mins

(Intermission: None)

DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade

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To mark the 25th anniversary of the Singapore Film Commission (SFC), Our Stories, Well-Told aims to bring Singaporeans closer to local cinema by celebrating Singapore’s filmmakers, inspiring budding film talent and growing appreciation for local films. Catch free screenings of 25 acclaimed Singapore films and shorts at Esplanade during Red Dot August.


A story of two young Chinese Seventh Month getai singers, the Papaya Sisters, and their journey to become the most popular getai artists in Singapore. The two work closely together to succeed in their careers, seeking to overcomes their families’ objection and other obstacles. A greater challenge awaits them as the two friends become entwined in a love triangle and one of them gets diagnosed with cancer.


Directed by Royston Tan

Written by Royston Tan 

Executive Producers Daniel Yun / Eric Khoo / John Ho / Mike Wiluan 

Produced by Gary Goh / James Toh / Chan Pui Yin / Freddie Yeo / Tan Fong Cheng / Ang Hwee Sim 

Co-Producers Masaaki Wakasugi / Chieko Murata 

Starring Mindee Ong / Yeo Yann Yann / Qi Yu Wu / Liu Ling Ling / May & Choy 

Cinematography by Daniel Low 

Music by Eric Ng 

Edited by Low Hwee Ling 

Distributed by Golden Village Pictures 

Release date August 2007 (Singapore) 

Running time 106 minutes 

Language Chinese / Hokkien 

Rating PG
Language: Mandarin
Things to Note:
Accessibility Advisory: We provide a range of access services and relaxed performances for patrons with access needs. For wheelchair-accessible seats, please call Esplanade Customer Experience at 6828 8377 for assistance. Concessions for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) and up to one accompanying companion are available. | View our accessibility guide
Date & Time

4 Aug 2023, Fri


DBS Foundation Outdoor Theatre at Esplanade

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