By Tuan Son / Tuoi Tre News Saturday, April 28, 2018, 14:02 GMT+7
|Vietnamese director Luong Dinh Dung (R) poses for a photo with Reza Mirkarimi, director of the 36th Fajr International Film Festival in Tehran, Iran, April 27, 2018.|
Vietnamese independent movie Cha Cõng Con (Father and Son) has won Best Asian Film at the 36th annual Fajr International Film Festival that concluded on Friday in Iran.
The movie, directed by Luong Dinh Dung, was among 15 entries from 13 countries shortlisted for the festival’s Eastern Vista Awards, which recognizes films from Asian and Islamic countries.
The five-member board of judges, headed by three-time Oscar-winning American director Oliver Stone, praised the Vietnamese movie for the simplicity and homeliness in its narrative that stood out from the remaining award contenders. Continue reading “Vietnamese movie wins Best Asian Film at int’l film festival in Iran”