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The Third Wife (2018)

R | | Drama | 15 May 2019 (USA)
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In 19th century rural Vietnam, fourteen-year-old May is ready to become the third wife of a wealthy landowner. Little does she know that her hidden desires will take her by surprise and ... See full summary »

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Ash Mayfair

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Ash Mayfair
8 wins & 15 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hong Chuong Nguyen Hong Chuong Nguyen ... Ong Ba
Long Le Vu Long Le Vu ... Hung
Nu Yên-Khê Tran Nu Yên-Khê Tran ... Ha (as Tran Nu Yên-Khê)
Maya Maya ... Xuan (as Mai Thu Huong Maya)
Nguyen Phuong Tra My Nguyen Phuong Tra My ... May
Nhu Quynh Nguyen ... Ba Lao
Nguyen Thanh Tam Nguyen Thanh Tam ... Son
Lam Thanh My Lam Thanh My ... Lien
Mai Cát Vi Mai Cát Vi ... Nhan
Khanh An Tang Khanh An Tang ... Bo Cau
Trung Anh Trung Anh ... Ong Van (as Bui Trung Anh)
Thi Kim Ngan Pham Thi Kim Ngan Pham ... Tuyet
Bao Ngoc Vu Bao Ngoc Vu ... May's Baby
Thi Huyen Nguyen Thi Huyen Nguyen ... Female Servant
Anh Tin Nguyen Anh Tin Nguyen ... Male Servant
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In 19th century rural Vietnam, fourteen-year-old May is ready to become the third wife of a wealthy landowner. Little does she know that her hidden desires will take her by surprise and force her to make a choice between living in safety and being free.

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Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

Vietnam

Language:

Vietnamese

Release Date:

15 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Third Wife See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,339, 19 May 2019

Gross USA:

$84,933

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$302,159
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The film was released in Vietnam on 17 May 2019, only to be pulled by producers under pressure from authorities four days later. They were criticized for having allowed the lead actress, who was 13 at the time of filming, to be involved in sex scenes, even though they were filmed with only female crew and under her mother's supervision. The producers feared keeping the film in cinemas would prolong the online abuse that had been directed at the actress and her family. See more »

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Beautiful
28 May 2019 | by mrtoleroSee all my reviews

One of the most beautiful films I've ever seen. Mayfair says so much more with imagery, silences, and emotions than could ever be spoken in words.


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