The Singapore Grip
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Based on JG Farrell's 1978 novel, `The Singapore Grip' is the story of a British family living in Singapore during World War II. The story begins in 1941, when the war raging in Europe still seems far removed from the wealthy elite of Singapore. Walter Beckett is a successful rubber merchant, who runs a company alongside business partner Webb. With Webb's health failing, Walter contemplates a suitable successor to the business, but plans are soon thrown into disarray by the impending Japanese invasion.