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Nostalgia for Countryland

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 56 min.
  • Genres: Romantic Drama, Teen Movie, Drama
  • Director:Dang Nhat Minh


Ostensibly a dramatic account of a love triangle, this Vietnamese drama actually offers a subtle metaphor for the fragile state of the culture in 1990s as it tautly teeters between rural traditions and contemporary urban values. It is set in a small rural village. There 17-year-old Nham, the only surviving male in his family, works the community rice paddy to support his mother and sister-in-law Ngu, who frequently works there too. Romantic sparks fly between Nham and Ngu, but they are nearly quenched...more