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Film Resource: Chị Nhung (Miss Nhung)


Chị Nhung (Miss Nhung)
Viet Nam, 1970 (65 minutes)

Director: Dang Nhat Minh
Cast: Ai Van, Danh Tan, Kim Dung, and Tran Phuong
Cinematography: Duong Dinh BA

Vietnamese with no English subtitles
During the General offensive of Spring 1968 in Saigon, there is a communications girl who guides Vietnamese soldiers to fight with the enemy. Tam Son recognizes her as “little Nhung” a girl he knows. At just 10 years old, Nhung’s father went to the North and her mother was killed by the enemy. Nhung had to become a maid for a rich family, who also employed Tam Son to tutor their children.

Source adapted from: Viet Nam Film Institute, (2008). Catalogue of Vietnamese Awarded Films (1949-2005). Ha Noi: Viet Nam.

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