The Unseen River

The Unseen River 

Vietnam / Laos | 2020 | DCP | Color  | 23 min | Director

MONDAY 5 | FILMIN LATINO | 24 HRS. | 23 MIN.

THURSDAY 8 | CINEMEX INSURGENTES SALA 6 | 15:30 | 85 MIN.

Director: Pham Ngoc Lân
Screenplay: Pham Ngoc Lân
Producer: Pham Ngoc Lân, Ngô Đài Trang, Tran Thi Bích Ngoc
Cinematography: Pham Quang Minh, Nguyen Vinh Phúc
Editing: Julie Béziau
Sound: Arnaud Soulier
Music: Nguyen Xuân Son
Cast: Wean, Naomi, Minh Châu, Nguyen Hà Phong, Hà Hoàng, Mac Can

Synopsis: 

Stories told along the river: a woman reunites with her ex-lover at a hydroelectric plant; meanwhile, a young man travels downstream to a temple in search of a cure for his insomnia.

 

Biography:

Pham Ngoc Lân is a Vietnamese film director with a background in urban planning and architecture. Lan’s debut short film ‘The Story of Ones’ (2011) has been screened in numerous film festivals and art museums. His first two short fiction films, ‘Another City’ and ‘Blessed Land’ both premiered at the Berlinale Shorts Competition. His newest short film ’The Unseen River’, which is part of the anthology project ‘MEKONG 2030’, will premiere at the Pardi di Domani in Locarno Film Festival. Currently, Lan is developing his first feature film Cu Li Never Cries.

 

Festivals:

Locarno Film Festival – Pardi di domani: Concorso internazionale – 2020, Switzerland

Contact:

Pham Ngoc Lan

Lan.pham.architecture@gmail.com