FATHER AND SON

  • Feature
  • 2017
  • 90 Minutes
  • Viet Nam
  • Language: Vietnamese

Moc is a rural river fisherman in Vietnam raising his son Ca in harmony with the land. Ca has a little yellow chick for a friend and enjoys running after airplanes in the sky every day, calling them birds from the city. When Ca falls ill, Moc must make the harrowing journey to the city with his son in order to seek treatment.

Director: Dung Dinh luong

Screenwriter: Quy Kim Bui, Dung Dinh luong


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Awards

6th USA Independent Film Festival: The Best Director Award

26th Arizona International Film Festival: Best Foreign Feature Award

15th Boston International Film Festival: Indie Spirit Best Storyline Award

17th Latin American Asian Pacific Film Festival: Best Feature Film

20th Vietnam Film Festival: Best Screenplay


Cast and Crew

Screenwriter: Quy Kim Bui, Dung Dinh luong

DOP / Camera: Dung Ly Thai

Editor: Hao Thi Pham, Julie Beziau

Music: June Lee Dong

Sound: Minjoo Chung

Producer: Dung Chi Nguyen, Huong Thi Nguyen

Cast: Quan The Ngo, Tan Trong Do, Hieu Van Ha


Director

Dung Dinh luong

Dung Dinh Luong was born in 1973 and graduated from Master of Art of Cinematography at Hanoi Academy of Movie and theatre. ‘Boat man’ (2007) one of his short films has received the Excellent Film Award in 29thTokyo International Film Festival. ‘Red Happiness’ was another success for him as it was chosen to receive the Merit Award given by Vietnam Cinema Association and selectively screened at the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in (2004). His very first feature film “Father and Son” has achieved a huge success in Vietnam and won numerous international awards. And also “Father and Son” was the representative of Vietnam as the country’s entry in the Foreign-Language 90th Oscars.

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