SINGAPORE – Malaysian actress Yeo Yann Yann has been nominated for an International Emmy Award for her role in the HBO Asia original Invisible Stories – a six-part series created by home-grown director Ler Jiyuan.
The 43-year-old, known for her Golden Horse Award-winning roles in local director Anthony Chen's films Ilo Ilo (2013) and Wet Season (2019), was nominated for Best Performance by an Actress. She played Lian, a single mother caring for her 19-year-old son who displays aggressive behaviour following the death of his grandmother.
Invisible Stories, set in a fictional HDB estate, is shot entirely on location in Singapore and delves into the untold stories of the Singaporean heartland-dweller. It is available to stream on HBO Go.
The awards, which were announced in New York on Thursday by the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, also nominated the second season of Singaporean film-maker Leon Cheo's People Like Us for Best Short-form Series.
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