return icon Vietnamnet.vn

Two Vietnamese films expected to be big hits during Lunar New Year 2022

Two Vietnamese films ‘1990’ and ‘Chìa khóa trăm tỷ’ will hit theaters during the Tet (Lunar New Year) holidays, in the hope of improving box office revenue after a gloomy 2021.

These blockbusters will go to cinemas nationwide or in localities where cinemas are allowed to open from February 1, 2022 (the first day of the Lunar New Year).

‘Chìa khóa trăm tỷ’ (A Billion Key) is an action-comedy film directed by Vo Thanh Hoa. The film stars Thu Trang and Kieu Minh Tuan, the duo that has starred in many movies with impressive revenue such as ‘Chị Mười Ba: Ba ngày sinh tử’ (Sister Thirteen: Three Deadly Days) with VND108 billion and ‘Tiệc trăng máu’ (Blood moon party) with about VND170 billion.

Director Vo Thanh Hoa said that the filmmaking process went through many challenges.

There were times when the crew had to shoot continuously from 8pm to 5am the next day or sometimes actors had to wash their hair more than 10 times for the scene, he said.

‘A Billion Key’ is a story about a notorious assassin (starring Kieu Minh Tuan) who has the opportunity to make a fresh start in life. After losing his memory in an accident, he becomes to be an actor. With many funny situations, the film raises the question of whether he can change the past forever to live a new life.

{keywords}
Kieu Minh Tuan plays the main role of an assassin in the new movie ‘Chìa khóa trăm tỷ’. — Photo courtesy of the producer 

Besides the famous duo Kieu Minh Tuan and Thu Trang, the film also features actors Anh Tu, Puka, Meritorious Artist Kim Xuan and Misthy - a famous Youtuber, streamer.

Director Vo Thanh Hoa also shared that he is collaborating with Thu Trang and the actress's production company on a new action-comedy called ‘Nghề siêu dễ’ (Super Easy Job).

Also in theaters on Tet holiday, the romantic comedy ‘1990’ by director Nhat Trung, producer ABC Pictures starring actresses Nha Phuong, Lan Ngoc and Diem My.

The trio plays a group of close friends at the age of 30 (born in 1990) with typical modern lifestyles.

{keywords}
‘1990’ stars Nha Phuong, Lan Ngoc and Diem My. — Photo courtesy of the producer 

While Linh Lan (Lan Ngoc) has a successful career and long-term relationship, she is afraid of getting married; Jessica Diem (Diem My) is famous but influenced by turbulent childhood; then Nha Ca (Nha Phuong), who seems to have the sweetest marriage is standing on the verge of breaking up.

All three leading actresses were born in 1990 and each role has details based on their real lives. This is one of the few Vietnamese films depicting the life of women in their 30s, an age with many changes in life.

However, besides the difficulties, in the film, the women also have a humorous journey to regain their youth, promising to bring joy to the audience.

The film had been postponed twice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In April, ‘1990’ also faced many controversies when filmmaker Nhat Trung accused one actress, believed to be Nha Phuong, of having an unprofessional working attitude and refused to promote the film.

The actress's management company said the fault was not with the actress and said that “all speculations and accusations were unfair to Nha Phuong”.

Source: Vietnam News

Vietnamese, Hollywood films hit cinemas in festive season

Vietnamese, Hollywood films hit cinemas in festive season

A number of Vietnamese and Hollywood movies will be released during the festive season to attract audiences back to the cinemas.

Vietnamese films to compete for cinemagoers during Tet

Vietnamese films to compete for cinemagoers during Tet

Tet or Lunar New Year Festival is the golden time for Vietnamese cinema, as new films compete fiercely for the holiday crowds.

MORE NEWS

Shelter cares for 20 breast cancer patients in HCM City

No longer allowed to stay in a hospital, a breast cancer patient sold her house to rent and provide a shelter for 20 patients coming from all over the country to Ho Chi Minh City for chemotherapy and radiation treatment.

G&P Global Ratings raises Vietnam’s sovereign credit rating

The S&P Global Ratings on May 26 raised its long-term sovereign credit rating on Vietnam to “BB+” with a “stable” outlook on the back of strong economic recovery, according to the Ministry of Finance.

Domestic airlines offer millions of tickets for summer travel season

Anticipating that travel demand during the upcoming summer will rise sharply, and even higher than the pre-pandemic levels, local carriers are offering millions of air tickets.

American doctor’s endless love for Vietnamese ethnic minority cultures

When listening to him talk for hours and hours about the objects he found by chance on trips to different mountainous regions, it is easy to see Mark Rapoport's passion for the ethnic groups of Vietnam.

Two new Viettel inventions granted exclusive protection certificate in the US

Viettel Aerospace Institute (VTX), a member of Viettel Group, was officially granted an exclusive protection certificate by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for two works in the field of optoelectronics and materials industry.

SEA Games 31 fuels recovery of local tourism industry

The hosting of the recent 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games 31) between May 12 and May 23 can be viewed as a golden chance for the local tourism industry to recover after months of little activity due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

HCM City Mayor shows concerns as doctors turn from ‘heroes’ to ‘violators’

With great efforts in the fight against Covid-19, medical workers have been honored as heroes.

Stopping the licensing of new airlines, restricting the expansion of fleets

Controlling the number of new airlines until the market recovers and restricting licensing to expand fleets in the immediate time are solutions proposed by the State Capital Management Commission (SCMC).

Luxury-tax hike should be postponed until after 2024

Discussing the luxury tax law, experts said it is necessary to design a reasonable taxation roadmap and begin raising the tax only after 2024.

Huge haul in new markets for Vietnam’s tra fish exports

Demand for Vietnam’s tra fish (pangasius) is up in major markets, driving the export of the catfish overseas, reports the Vietnam Association of Seafood Exporters and Producers (VASEP).

Facebook collects money from partners to pay tax in Vietnam

The amount of money Facebook is planning to collect from Vietnamese partners accounts for 5 percent of invoice value. The money will be used to fulfill tax obligations.

Vinh Phuc: Wall collapse kills three people

Three people were killed and another seriously injured in the northern province of Vinh Phuc after a wall of a house collapsed and buried them.

JPMorgan Chase announces fresh capital injection into VN

JP Morgan Chase on Thursday announced a capital injection of US$123 million into its branch entity in HCM City, bringing the firm’s total capital investment into Viet Nam from $77 million to $200 million, or VND4.6 trillion.

Vietnam ready to facilitate long-term business and production of foreign firms

The nation continues to pay close attention to and attaches great importance to improving the investment environment and creating favourable conditions in which foreign enterprises can conduct long-term production business in the country.

Family of four found dead in Hanoi in apparent murder-suicide

Four members of the same family were found dead in an apartment complex in Hanoi's Hoang Mai District.
back_to_top