Fri 19 Oct 2012, 8 pm
You are invited to the film screening of “Mother’s Soul” (Viet Nam, 2011, 92 minutes) of director Pham Nhue Giang. The film has received the Best Actress Awward in Dubai Film Festival in 2011. For more information, see below:
Film’s synopsis: Lan lives with her daughter Thu in a lowland area in the middle of the Red River Delta. They make a living by buying wholesale groceries early in the morning at Long Bien Market and reselling them locally throughout the day. But when Thu’s mother falls for a driver, she enters a relationship that has no future, and her business suffers as a result. Trying on her own to make ends meet, strong-willed Thu longs for her mother’s affection and in compensation, devotes her affection to her classmate Dang, whom she calls her son. An orphan, Dang also lacks a mother’s love. What kind of soul does a mother have?
Language: Vietnamese with French subtitle
Ticket price: 20 000 VND
Special price for members of L’Espace and students: 10 000 VND
Tickets are available at L’Espace.
Translated by Hanoi Grapevine
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