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Rainy Season (Mua Mua)

Overview

Genre
Human Rights, Social Issues, Current Affairs, Investigation, and History
Synopsis

RAINY SEASON is an intimate story about a family's unexpected change of fate, set in the larger context of post-war Vietnam. A rubber tree farming family comes to grips with their changed lives after their youngest son finds a leftover American mortar. With unprecedented access in rural Vietnam -- shot over five years under the radar of the Vietnamese government -- RAINY SEASON captures the land's sumptuous beauty and reveals the sorrows that it harbors.

Treatment
Show treatment
Stage
finished
Running time
0 minutes

Credits

  • Joan Widdifield ... Director-Producer
  • Jim Haverkamp ... Editor
  • Frances Reid ... Director of Photography
  • Skye Fitzgerald ... Director of Photography
  • Tran Hong Chi ... Producer-Camera
  • Ellen Bruno ... Editing Consultant

Production Details

Prod. Co.
Hearts & Mines, Inc.
Country
Viet Nam
Years of Production
2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Locations
Vietnam

Distribution Details

Release year
2013
Festivals
Edinburgh Shorts Fest 2014, UK; The Art of Brooklyn Film Fest 2014, NY; Ethnografilm 2014, Paris; Big Bear Lake Film Fest 2013, CA; Hollyshorts 2013, CA; Asians on Film 2013, NY & CA; Woods Hold Film Fest 2013, MA; Carrboro Film Festival 2013, NC;
Awards
Grand Jury Prize, Woods Hole Film Festival 2013; Audience Award, Woods Hole Film Festival 2013; Best Documentary, Asians on Film - summer, 2013
Language
Vietnamese
Subtitles
English

Photos

Rainy season - nu feeding baby birds1_thumb

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