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Separated at the end of the Vietnam war, an "Americanized" woman and her Vietnamese mother are reunited after 22 years. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Nominated for Oscar. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination See more »
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A sterling documentary See more (28 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Mai Thi Kim ... Herself
Heidi Neville-Bub ... Herself

Gerald Ford ... Himself (archive footage)
Tom Miller ... Himself
Tran Tuong Nhu ... Herself
Mabel Neville ... Herself
Don Neville ... Himself
Royce Hughes ... Herself
Wanda Hamlett ... Herself
John Bub ... Himself
Do Huu Vinh ... Himself
Do Trong Tinh ... Himself
Do Thi Thu Hien ... Herself
Do Thi Hong Lien ... Herself
Dinh Dung ... Himself
Kaitlin Neville ... Herself
Jessica Neville ... Herself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brenda Lewis ... Herself

Directed by
Gail Dolgin 
Vicente Franco 
 
Produced by
Gail Dolgin .... producer
Sunshine Ludder .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
B. Quincy Griffin 
Hector Perez 
Van-Anh T. Vo 
 
Cinematography by
Vicente Franco 
 
Film Editing by
Kim Roberts 
 
Sound Department
Dan Olmsted .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Visual Effects by
James Kenney .... titles & graphics
 
Other crew
Woo Cho .... producer's representative
Tran Tuong Nhu .... consultant
Kenn Rabin .... archival film researcher
 

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USA:83 min
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Royce Hughes:We made a Southerner out of her really quick as far as that goes.See more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
A sterling documentary, 14 April 2003
Author: jonr-3 from Kansas City, Missouri, USA

Any documentary that keeps me glued to the set (I saw "Daughter from Danang" on PBS television) and can provoke compassion, delight, consternation, embarrassment, anger, admiration, and deep chagrin, is, to my mind, a great documentary.

"Daughter from Danang" fits that description. Regardless of my personal reaction to the players in this particular true-life drama, I will never see human relationships in quite the same way again. I'd challenge anybody to see it and come away indifferent.

A masterwork.

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