Viet Film Fest 2021

Copy of Thưa Mẹ Con Đi (Goodbye Mother)

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NQAPIA (National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance) is a proud Community Partner for Thưa Mẹ Con Đi (Goodbye Mother).

VAN, the heir of a Vietnamese clan, returns home from the US the first time in 9 years for the move of his father's tomb. The whole family is surprised upon finding him going with a young Vietnamese American named IAN. No one knows Ian is Van's boyfriend and they plan to come out to Van's widowed mother MRS. HANH, who expects him to get married and have kids to fulfill the heir's duties. To top it all, his grandmother, who has senile dementia, mistakes Ian for her grandson. While struggling to find the perfect occasion to come out, Van finds out instead that Mrs. Hanh is seriously ill.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    106 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Director
    Trinh Dinh Le Minh
  • Screenwriter
    Nhi Bui
  • Producer
    Nguyen Mai Ka, Nguyen Luong Hang, Nhi Bui
  • Cast
    Hong Dao, Lanh Thanh, Vo Dien Gia Huy, Le Thien
  • Cinematographer
    Huay-Bing Law
  • Editor
    Quyen Ngo
  • Sound Design
    Hoang Thu Thuy, Arnaud Soulier