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Viet Mini Film Series (non-SFS event)
||Held in conjunction with the the special exhibition Viet Nam! From Myth to Modernity, this very special three-day programme features award-winning films curated by Katherine Lindberg, Visiting Assistant Arts Professor for Graduate Film, New York University TischAsia School of the Arts. Films include The Quiet American, Daughter from Danang, The Scent of Green Papaya and Three Seasons.
||26 May 2008 (Monday) - 28 May 2008 (Wednesday)
||Asian Civilisations Museum
1 Empress Place, Singapore 179555
$8 acmfriends & guests from acmfriends office.
$10 General Public from ACM (Empress Place) Front Desk during museum opening hours.
For more details, please contact:
Tel: 6332 3978
The Quiet American (PG) 101 min
26 May | Monday | 9.00pm – 10.45pm
Synopsis: Adaptation of Graham Greene’s novel. An older British reporter and a young American vie for the affections of a Vietnamese beauty. Nominated for an Oscar in 2003. Starring Michael Caine, Brendan Fraser and Do Thi Hai Yen.
Daughter from Danang (PG) 83 min
27 May | Tuesday |7.00pm – 8.30pm
Synopsis: A heartbreaking documentary about a young Amerasian woman who returns to Vietnam to be reunited with her mother after 22 years. Winner of 2002 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize Best Documentary and 6 other awards. Filmed in Da Nang. Language: English and Vietnamese
The Scent of Green Papaya (PG) 113 min
27 May | Tuesday | 9.00pm – 11.00pm
Synopsis: Filmed in Paris, this is the story of a young orphaned girl called Mui, who is sent to work in the house of a piano teacher. Set in the 1940’s. Visually breathtaking. Nominated for an Oscar and winner of three international film awards.
Three Seasons (PG) 101 min
28 May | Wednesday | 7.00pm – 8.45pm
Synopsis: An American in Ho Chi Minh City looks for a daughter he fathered during the war. Winner of numerous awards from Sundance to Stockholm.