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Sandy Lives (1999)

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For twenty years, Canh has lived in North Vietnam, unable to return to his home in the south where his wife is waiting for him. She is happy to reunite with her husband until she learns ... See full summary »

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For twenty years, Canh has lived in North Vietnam, unable to return to his home in the south where his wife is waiting for him. She is happy to reunite with her husband until she learns that he has married a young woman in the north and has a child by her. The love triangle becomes more complicated. Written by Anonymous

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Love can't be shared, but ...
5 March 2002 | by (Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam) – See all my reviews

This movie is great movie about two women and their husband. A man came back from Vietnamese war and he married a young woman. But, he had a wife who waiting for him at homeland...Then, he met his ex-wife: two women and a man....the tragedy is nobody is wrong. this is a poem about Vietnamese women who lost their happy, their family, their husband even wars passed. But they can overcome everything to live.


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