return icon Vietnamnet.vn

Vietnamese films ready for screening

Vietnamese films are ready to go back to the cinema after being suspended due to the COVID-19 outbreak. 

{keywords}
A poster from Gái Già Lắm Chiêu V – Những Cuộc Đời Vương Giả (The Tricky Ladies V: Luxurious Lives), a film about love and women which was postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Photo courtesy of the producer 

Highlighted films, Gái Già Lắm Chiêu V – Những Cuộc Đời Vương Giả (The Tricky Ladies V: Luxurious Lives) and Em và Trịnh (You and Trịnh), were scheduled to be in cinemas early this year. 

Both works were postponed after cinemas in Hanoi and HCM City, the two biggest markets in the country, closed on May 3 when the fourth wave of COVID-19 started in late April. 

Hanoi, HCM City and southern provinces allowed many activities, markets, supermarkets and services to reopen on October 1. However, cinemas were still not on the list. 

Cinemas have reopened in northern provinces such as Bac Ninh, Ha Long, Tuyen Quang, Yen Bai and Thai Nguyen. 

According to a representative of Thien Ngan (Galaxy) Studio, one of the country’s leading film distributors - cinema owners, the agency and other cinema owners and film producers sent a letter to the Prime Minister and HCM City People's Committee proposing a reopening on October 15.

“We’re ready to reopen our cinemas in HCM City,” she said. 

{keywords}
Vietnamese films are ready to go back to the cinema after being postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. Photo vietnamplus.vn 

Thien Ngan in co-operation with Lotte Entertainment will distribute Vietnamese films including Gái Già Lắm Chiêu V – Những Cuộc Đời Vương Giả, a VND46 billion (US$2 million) production by young directors Bao Nhan and Nam Cito.

The film is about love and women. Its official trailer was released on YouTube in December and has attracted more than 1.7 million viewers.

Its scheduled screening was cancelled three times starting in February due to the virus outbreak. 

Em và Trịnh features the life and love of late songwriter Trinh Cong Son. Son is famous for his anti-war songs and is called the "Bob Dylan of Vietnam” by his fans at home and abroad.

The film’s producer Thien Ngan and its partners spent more than VND20 billion ($860,000) on the production. 

“We spent several hundred million dong on marketing and advertising our production in local media,” said the film’s director Phan Gia Nhat Linh.

“We hope our film will be shown soon in cinemas and meet the demands of Son’s Vietnamese and foreign fans,” he said.

Source: Vietnam News

Vietnamese movies try to conquer international market

Vietnamese movies try to conquer international market

With the rapid growth of the film industry with movies gaining high revenue in recent years, companies now cherish the ambitious plan to enter the world market.

MORE NEWS

Joining world logistics passport to facilitate VN's trade

Joining the world logistics passport (WLP) initiative could help enterprises reduce logistics costs and increase competitiveness for exports.

Vietnamese female director’s film project invited to Cannes Film Festival

Tam van phong dao (Knife Throwing Board ) of female director Nguyen Phan Linh Dan is the only developing film project from Southeast Asia invited to attend La Fabrique at the 2022 Cannes Film Festival scheduled to take place from 17 to 28 May 2022.

Real estate brokers scramble to get licences to avoid big fines

The number of real estate brokers flocking to get licences to avoid punishment has skyrocketed.

Experts argue about history requirement, teachers and students wait for decision

History teachers and headmasters of high schools said they are impatient to know the results of the arguments about the teaching of history as the new academic year nears.

Japan to welcome back foreign tourists but not from Vietnam

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced that the Japanese Government had decided to welcome back international visitors from June 10, but Vietnamese will still be restricted from traveling to Japan.

Glass-walking bridge in Moc Chau wins Guinness world record

The Guinness World Records has announced that the Bach Long (White Dragon) glass walking bridge in Vietnam's northern province of Son La is the world's longest glass-bottomed bridge.

VIETNAM NEWS HEADLINES MAY 29

Tan Son Nhat airport flights delayed due to rain

VIETNAM BUSINESS NEWS MAY 28

FDI disbursement up 7.8 percent in five months

High costs and legal impasses hinder LNG energy development in Vietnam

Too many variables and over-reliance on imports have been hindering Viet Nam's plan to build power plants running on liquefied natural gas (LNG), industry experts have said.

Three Vietnamese military officers awarded UNHQ medal

The United Nations on May 26 awarded its medal to three officers of the Vietnam People’s Army who are working at this organization’s headquarters in New York, USA, on Peacekeeper’s Day (May 29).

Trade revenue set to eclipse 700 billion USD this year

Free trade agreements (FTAs) spurred Vietnam’s bilateral and multilateral trade, with 2022 revenues projected to hit a record 750 billion USD, according to experts.

Government takes action to protect wild birds

Deputy Prime Minister Le Van Thanh has signed a directive to protect migratory and wild birds in Vietnam.

Quang Nam man owns 2,000 antique gardening tools

Collecting old items is how 47-year-old Tran Van Phuc from Quang Nam province describes the previous daily life of the working class to the younger generation.

Tourism booms as people are anxious to travel after Covid lockdowns

Since March, many families have booked long-distance tours for the summer now that the economy has reopened.

Mekong Delta farmers back away from rice as input costs rise

Rice farmers in many Mekong Delta provinces are reducing rice cultivation over rising prices of inputs like fertilisersnbsp;and pesticides.
back_to_top