A hyperkinetic, mind-bending foray into the world of adolescent boys, 15 mixes documentary realism, dream sequences, rapid montages, and other stylistic flurries to unleash a hard-hitting cinematic assault on Singaporean oppression and teen angst.
Why the comparisons to Larry Clark's 'Kids"? Clarks film was an amazing finger on the pulse moment in time while this short by Tan seems more videogame/young and dangerous/hip oriented. Not bad but certainly nothing special. Short was expanded into a feature the following year.