Film Resource: Em Bé Hà Nội (Little Girl of Ha Noi)

Em Bé Hà Nội
(Little Girl of Ha Noi)
Viet Nam, 1974 (72 minutes)

Director: Hai Ninh
Cast: Lan Huong, Tra Giang, The Anh
Cinematography: Tran The Dan
Script: Hoang Tich Chi, Hai Ninh, Vuong Dan Hoan
Vietnamese with English subtitles
After being bombarded by B-52s on Kham Thien Street, Ngoc Ha’s family is shattered. Her mother has been killed trying to save kindergarten children. Her younger sister is seriously hurt and brought to the hospital for treatment. Ngoc Ha wanders around hoping to find her father. While searching, she meets an anti-aircraft soldier, who tries to help her. With the support, love, and care of her neighbors, Ngoc Ha finds the needed help to overcome great suffering and loss.Source adapted from: Viet Nam Film Institute, (2008). Catalogue of Vietnamese Awarded Films (1949-2005). Ha Noi: Viet Nam.

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