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The Sawyers
(Nhung nguoi tho xe)

by Vuong DUC


Buong makes his debut as the illiterate owner of a «roast dog» restaurant, but he really was a dog thief. When his fellow villagers discover that this is how he supplies his restaurant, they burn the place to the ground. With no business in the village, he convinces Ngoc, a young graduate from college, and some other relatives to go and harvest timber in the jungle. At the wood plantation, they work for Thuyet while Quy, Thuyet’s daughter, supplies food for Buong’s group. Quy likes Ngoc very much but Buong wants to ruin their relationship. While sawing wood Buong even purposely cuts Ngoc’s foot with ghastly consequences. Buong cheats Thuyet by selling some of his timber to some local truckdrivers. Suspecting this, Thuyet deducts the amount from Buong’s salary. But Buong wants a revenge…

  • Titre français
    Les Coupeurs de bois
  • Original title
    Nhung nguoi tho xe
  • Titre international
    The Sawyers
  • Scénario
    Son Trang, d'après une nouvelle de Nguyen Huy Thiep
  • Photo
    Vu Quoc Tuan
  • Montage
    Tran Anh Hoa, Nguyen Ngoc Nga
  • Son
    Nguyen Thai Vu
  • Musique
    Do Hong Quan
  • Interprétation
    Quoc Tri, Le Vu Long, Vu Dinh Than, Ngoc Bich, Thanh Tarn, Thu Ha, Quoc Trung
  • Production
    Tran Thuong Dich, Vietnam Feature Film Studio
  • Support de projection
    35 mm
  • Sous-titrage

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