PG
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.

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Dang Nhat Minh
PG
Drama/Fiction
Mild threat, upsetting scenes
Vietnamese

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