Vietnamese films chosen to be part of Busan film festival
Two Vietnamese films have been selected to take part in the Asian Project Market (APM) during the 2019 Busan International Film Festival, reported Radio the Voice of Vietnam (VOV).
A scene in film “Skin of youth” by Nguyen Phuong Anh (Photo: VOV)
The two films - “Skin of youth” and “Picturehouse” - have been named among thebest 29 projects in the APM which are to be introduced in Busan, the Republicof Korea (RoK), from October 6 to October 8.
The event is running as part of the 24th Busan International Film Festivalwhich will take place in the RoK from October 3-12.
“Skin of youth" is set in Vietnam in 1990s and tells the story of San andNam who live in a society which holds strict and conservative values regardingthe issue of gender. Both take on illegal work in order to afford theirtransgender lifestyle.
The film is directed by Nguyen Phuong Anh.
“Picturehouse” marks the return of director Nguyen Vo Nguyen Minh who rose toprominence following the release of “Water 2030” in 2013. He also participatedin the Busan International Film Festival in 2014. - VNA