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When the Tenth Month Comes (1984)

Bao gio cho den tháng Muoi (original title)
| Drama | 1984 (Vietnam)
Duyen faces a daily struggle to care for her young son and her weakened father-in-law, while keeping secret the fact that her husband died in a battle during the war.

Director:

Dang Nhat Minh

Writer:

Dang Nhat Minh
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Cast

Credited cast:
Lê Vân Lê Vân ... Duyên (as Van Le)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luu Viet Bao Dang Luu Viet Bao Dang
Phu Cuong Lai Phu Cuong Lai
Huu Muoi Nguyen Huu Muoi Nguyen
Minh Vuong Nguyen Minh Vuong Nguyen ... Thom
Antone Pagán ... American Soldier
Le Phong Trinh Le Phong Trinh ... Tuan
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Duyen faces a daily struggle to care for her young son and her weakened father-in-law, while keeping secret the fact that her husband died in a battle during the war.

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Vietnam

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Vietnamese

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1984 (Vietnam) See more »

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When the Tenth Month Comes See more »

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One of the 10 best movies ever.
14 December 2001 | by jtran-1See all my reviews

All human emotions are reflected in this movie with great subtlety and within the context of the Viet Nam war tragedy. The plot and subplot are seamlessly weave into one another. All the roles are portrayed superbly. Ms Le Van as Duyen (Zuyen) has one of the most beautiful face in cinema. Above all she is a great actress. The cinematography is art work, showing the landscape of an ordinary vietnamese village in a lovely and poetic way. My hat off to director Nhat Minh Dang. The film is a true masterpiece. Long live the villagers of Viet Nam.


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