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FVH Film Night presents ‘Three Seasons’

’Three Seasons’ is the first American fiction film shot in Viet Nam, depicting the contrast between the tradition and the modernity in the country in the chaotic throes of transition in 1990s.
Viet Nam News

HA NOI — The Friends of Vietnam Heritage (FVH) will present a screening of the movie Ba Mua (Three Seasons) written and directed by Vietnamese-American director Tony Bui on Saturday.

Set in HCM City in the 1990s, Ba Mua was the first American movie shot in Viet Nam after the war. The movie tells the story of four different but all ordinary people, contrasting tradition with modernity in a country during a huge transition.

One of the most exotic cinematographic portraits of southern Viet Nam’s transition during the 1990s, together with its poetic narrative and beautiful images, Three Seasons won the Grand Jury Prize, the Audience Award and Cinematography Award at the Sundance Film Festival in 1999.

The screening will start at 7.30pm at the Centre for Development of Movie Talent (TPD), 4th floor, 51 Tran Hung Dao Street. The movie will be screened with English subtitles. Cost VND150,000. To register, contact Van at phuongvan272@gmail.com. — VNS

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