List of Movies from Vietnam

  • Stay Awake, Be Ready (S)
    On a street corner a mysterious conversation among three young men at a street stalls. Meanwhile a traffic accident on a motorbike. The night brings together a sketch, a multi color frame of reality.
    Vietnam  2019
  • The Third Wife
    A 14-year-old girl struggles with family politics, her own agency, and the prospect of motherhood after she becomes the third wife of a wealthy landowner, in 19th century rural Vietnam.
    Vietnam  2018
  • Big Father, Small Father and Other Stories
    It is the late nineties, Vietnam is in economic turmoil and overpopulation has sparked political concern. Vu, a photography student, arrives in the sprawling metropolis of Saigon and moves into a slum neighborhood where he meets a...
    Vietnam  2015
  • Owl and the Sparrow
    An orphan girl plays matchmaker to a flight attendant and lonely zoo keeper. In modern-day Saigon, three lonely strangers form a unique family as a ten-year old orphan plays matchmaker to a zookeeper and a beautiful flight attenda
    Vietnam  2007
  • A Time Far Past
    Based on the novel of the same name by Le Lu, first published 18 years ago, Viet Kieu (overseas Vietnamese) Ho Quang Minh's film is an ambitious re-telling of the first part of Le's novel spanning from the wars for independence to...
    Vietnam  2005
  • Three Seasons
    An American in Ho Chi Minh City looks for a daughter he fathered during the war. He meets Woody, a child who's a street vendor, and when Woody's case of wares disappears, he thinks the soldier took it. Woody hunts for him. A cyclo...
    Vietnam  1999
  • Cyclo
    A young man who struggles through life by earning some money with his bicycle-taxi in Saigon (Ho-Chi-Min-City) gets contact to a group of criminals. They introduce him to the mafia-world of drugs and crime.
    Vietnam  1995
  • Nostalgia for Countryland
    Nostalgia for the Countryside explores the tensions and traumas of everyday life in a rural Vietnamese village. The arrival from abroad of Quyen, who fled the village as a small girl, coincides with the sexual awakening of 17-year...
    Vietnam  1995
  • The Scent of Green Papaya
    A little girl, Mui, went to a house as a new servant. The mother still mourns the death of her daughter, who would have been Mui's age. In her mind she treated Mui as her daughter. 10 years later Mui (now a young woman) was sent t...
    Vietnam  1993