Members of the British film industry have paid tribute to Joseph Lang, who has died in Vietnam at the age of 33. The writer and producer was found dead on Monday outside a medical centre in Ho Chi Minh City. The cause of death is not yet known and Lang's Sussex-based family are awaiting the results of a post-mortem examination.
Lang's credits include the 2008 film Soi Cowboy, directed by Thomas Clay, described by the Guardian film critic Peter Bradshaw as "a thoughtful and disquieting poetic meditation on the Thai experience of globalisation and its complex relationship with foreigners".
He also co-wrote and produced Clay's controversial 2005 feature The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael, which starred Danny Dyer and Lesley Manville. The film, about three teenagers' drug-fuelled descent into violence in the seaside town of Newhaven, »
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