Raffles Hotel (1989) | State of Motion 2019: A Fear of Monsters

3 tickets: $20 || 5 tickets: $30
Bundle ticket packages are available for purchase only at Oldham Theatre's Box Office. Click here for opening hours!


Original Title: ラッフルズホテル
Director: Ryū Murakami
Runtime: 90 min
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese with English subtitles
Rating: PG

Japanese actress Moeko comes to Singapore to reunite with her lover, Kariya. After checking into the Raffles Hotel, she discovers that Kariya is married with children. Overcome with pain and jealousy, strange things begin to happen to Moeko during her stay at the hotel.

Shot on location in Singapore’s Raffles Hotel, which was also the setting in Murakami’s novel. The hotel was established in 1887 by Armenian hoteliers, the Sarkies Brothers. It was subsequently named after the British statesman, Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles.

21 July, Sunday - 5pm

- All film screenings are held at Oldham Theatre, National Archives of Singapore.
- Concession tickets apply to Students (Local & Overseas), Full-time National Servicemen (NSF), and Senior Citizens (55 years old and above).
- Please check film ratings before purchase of tickets. Please note that you may be asked to present your ID at the door (this applies to concession tickets as well).



Monsters have entertained and united us through our fear – from the genre defining Orang Minyak to the enduring image of Godzilla tearing through the streets of Tokyo – A Fear of Monsters explores the monsters that have traversed folklores and popular culture to the silver screen.

Featuring Asian horror films from the 1950s – 2000s, this programme is a cinematic continuation of AFA’s exhibition, State of Motion 2019: A Fear of Monsters.

View the full list of films here.

Getting to Oldham Theatre
Address: National Archives of Singapore, 1 Canning Rise, Singapore 179868

By Bus
Armenian Church 04142: 2, 2a, 12, 12e, 32, 33, 51, 61, 63, 80, 197
Old Hill Street Police Station 04223: 124, 145, 147, 166, 174, 174e, 190, 851, 851e

A 5-minute walk from City Hall (Exit B), Clarke Quay (Exit E) and Bras Basah (Exit D/E)

Parking is available at:
Registry of Marriages (ROM)
Fort Canning Park
The Bible House
Singapore Management University (SMU)

  • The event description was updated. Diff#447833 2019-06-27 04:12:19
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Sun Jul 21, 2019
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM SGT
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[General] Raffles Hotel (1989) - 21 July, 5pm $10.00
[Concession] Raffles Hotel (1989) - 21 July, 5pm $9.00
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1 Canning Rise, Singapore 179868 Singapore
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