Kit's family fled Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam when he was 6 years old to escape the aftermath of the Vietnam-American war. More than 30 years later, he returns for the first time since, to repatriate his mother's ashes, where he also meets Lee, an estranged second cousin, Linh, a Vietnamese student, and Lewis, a gay American clothing designer. He arranges an online date with Lewis, which turns into something more. Struggling to rediscover the country he never knew, he is able to discover friendship, love, and happiness on his journey.Written by
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Written by Andy Ferguson & Matthew McBriar
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Sensitive one man's journey
Observational and lyrical, Acclaimed BAFTA-nominee director Hong Khaou follows the personal journey of Kit (the hunky Henry Golding from "Crazy Rich Asians"), a British man who returns to modern Vietnam, his childhood place, in order to find relief for his emotional crisis. Exploring his roots and cultural identity, he meets Lewis (Parker Sawyers) and they ignite a sexually-charged relationship while dealing with each other's traumas, loneliness and lust. The result is a fascinating and inclusive, sexy and nostalgic redemptive story. (Strand Releasing will release the film in November 2020.)
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