Compétition internationale
46th edition
NOVEMBER 15>23, 2024, Nantes - France

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(Choi Voi)

by BUI THAC Chuyên


Duyen’s marriage to Hai ensures his admission into the male circle, a virility that his peers display as a social convention whereas, under the complicit and vigilant gaze of the women who surround her, the fiancee must become a woman. But here, on the contrary, marriage weakens the characters’ points of reference. Bui Thac Chuyen’s second feature-length fiction’s success is due to the description it offers of a seemingly ordinary situation without surrendering to convenient naturalism. The characters are no longer models on which a social portrait could be stuck, but mobile drawings constantly reworked. Beyond taboo, distress and hesitation, in a sense, the proof of their existence. JB

Participation in the 2003 Nantes Produire au Sud Workshop 

  • Titre français
  • Original title
    Choi Voi
  • Titre international
  • Scénario
    DANG Di Phan
  • Photo
    DUNG Ly Thai
  • Montage
    Julie BÉZIAU
  • Musique
    HOANG Ngoc Dai
  • Interprétation
    DO Thi Hai Yen, PHAM Linh Dan, NGUYEN Duy Khoa
  • Production
    DANG Tat Binh, Claire LAJOUMARD (
  • Support de projection
    35 mm
  • Sous-titrage

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