Here's a new show that you'd definitely want to see asap!
Invisible Stories, a drama shedding light on the untold stories of a fictional neighborhood in multi-cultural Singapore. Set and filmed on-location in Singapore, the series has premiered on HBO and HBO GO last January 5.
The series consists of 6 episodes with 30 minutes each, following a resident as he/she navigates through life. It also puts into spotlight Singapore's multi-cultural identity by having a cast from Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan, Thailand, and Singapore.
See the trailer below:
Here are the episode titles, as well as the synopsis which was given by HBO:
EPISODE 1 - INVISIBLE STORIES: LIAN
Premieres on: January 5, 10PM
Lian is the story of a burnt-out and financially-drained single mother struggling to cope with her 19-year-old son with autism, who displays aggressive behaviours during meltdowns following the sudden death of his grandmother, who was his main caregiver.
EPISODE 2 - INVISIBLE STORIES: CHUAN
Premieres on: January 12, 10PM
Chuan is a taxi driver by day and “tangki” (spiritual medium) by night. He finds his sanity in peril when a malicious ghost begins to haunt him, pushing him down a path of self-destruction in search of the truth.
EPISODE 3 - INVISIBLE STORIES: JUNE
Premieres on: January 19, 10PM
A tale of friendship between three sex workers operating a brothel out of a flat.
EPISODE 4 - INVISIBLE STORIES: KEAGAN
Premieres on: January 26, 10pm
A successful banker with a secret alter ego rebels against the life he leads and embarks on a journey of self-discovery that puts everything he has built at risk - his job, his family, his whole life.
EPISODE 5 - INVISIBLE STORIES: SAYEED
Premieres on: February 2, 10pm
A bittersweet love story between a foreign construction worker and a foreign domestic worker that challenges the conventional notions of migrant workers.
EPISODE 6 - INVISIBLE STORIES: NEXTBLKGRL
Premieres on: February 9, 10pm
An aspiring teenage influencer from a broken family seeks to change her life by diving into the spurious world of social media, only to find her own reality falling apart at the seams.
Invisible Stories is created by Singaporean writer Ler Jiyuan, with a team of local writers. It is done in partnership with the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore.