1hr 35mins

Đặng Nhật Minh's emotionally compelling black-and-white 1984 drama, screening for the first time in the UK, offers a stunning portrait of a Vietnamese woman's experience in the fallout of war.

Unfortunately no Audio Description track is available for this feature.
Dang Nhat Minh
Mild threat, upsetting scenes

After her husband’s death at the East-Southern border, Duyen concealed the truth to spare her ailing father-in-law. With Teacher Khang’s aid, she maintained the illusion ofher husband’s survival, straining their relationship and prompting Teacher Khang’s relocation due to school misunderstandings. As her father-in-law’s health declined, he urged Duyen to bring his son home. Soldiers arrived in time for a poignant farewell.

Screening as part of a curated touring season, entitled Star Nhà Ease: Vietnamese Cinema. Co-curated by Cường Minh Bá Phạm, Esther Johnson, and Tuyết Vân Huỳnh, this season is a celebration and introduction of Vietnamese cinema to UK viewers.

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Wed 26 Jun