How Green Was the Calabash Garden

  • 15'
  • Vietnam
  • 2016

Together with director Truong Quý Minh, a Vietnamese veteran recreates the horrors of the Cambodian genocide in naive drawings in a lush calabash garden. A sincere, personal short film with an unexpected twist when the director starts reflecting on the veteran’s story in an original manner.

Director
Truong Minh Quý
Premiere
International premiere
Country of production
Vietnam
Production Year
2016
Festival Edition
IFFR 2017
Length
15'
Medium
DCP
Original title
Vuon Bau Xanh Tuoi
Language
Vietnamese
Producer
Pham Son
Sales
Truong Minh Quý
Screenplay
Truong Minh Quý
Cinematography
Lê Văn Hoàng
Editor
Truong Minh Quý
Music
Michel Henritzi
Cast
Tran Xuan Ve