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Film Resource: Con Chim Vành Khuyên (Passerine Bird)

Con Chim Vành Khuyên (Passerine Bird)
Viet Nam, 1962 (43 minutes)

Director: Nguyen Van Thong and Tran Vu
Cast: Tu Buu, To Uyen, and Thuy Vinh
Cinematography: Nguyen Dang Bay
Script: Nguyen Van Thong

Vietnamese with English subtitles
Little Nga and her father survive by fishing and ferrying people across the river. However, Nga’s father has a secret duty of carrying revolutionary cadres across the river for their missions. Nga wants to do whatever she can to help her dad, but the French troops have suspected Nga and her father of coordinating with the revolutionaries.

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

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