The Girl from Dak Lak

posted in: Official Selection - Narrative May 2022
The Girl from Dak Lak
TitleThe Girl from Dak Lak
SynopsisSương, a young girl from rural Vietnam, migrates to the bustling city of Saigon in hopes to find a job. She happens upon a small local eatery where she is offered a job working and living alongside two other migrant women. The three spend their days together caged within the barren walls of the eatery, filled with repetitive tasks, and then vacuous, tedious hours. Behind her veil of apathy, Sương battles a dilemma that she soon has to face with her family.
CreditDirector: Pedro Román, Mai Huyền Chi
Writer: Pedro Román, Mai Huyền Chi
Producer: Lê Thanh Hằng
Film InformationGenre: Feature Narrative
Length: 1 hour, 25 minutes, 56 seconds
Country: Viet Nam
Language: Vietnamese
Screening InformationVirtual screening will be available from Thursday to Friday, 09-17 June 2022