Winner of the 2021 Asia Pacific Screen Awards Young Cinema Award.
Bassley, a Nigerian footballer living in Vietnam, has been unable to make a living since he broke his leg. He and four middle-aged women he sometimes works for decide to escape the disappointment of their daily lives. They go to an old house where together they create a special world for themselves. But this intimate utopia cannot last forever
Director: Lê Bảo
Country: Vietnam, Singapore, Thailand, Germany
Running time: 97 mins
Buy tickets: HOTA Website
This screening is presented by the Asia Pacific Screen Academy in partnership with HOTA, Home of the Arts.
Hear more about the project from director Lê Bảo and producer Đong Thị Phương Thảo during Reel Connections on Sunday 14 November.
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