Vietnamese artists to attend Cannes Film Festival

A delegation of famous Vietnamese artists will travel to France from May 9 to 19 for Cannes International Film Festival.

Famous Vietnamese artists will travel to France for Cannes International Film Festival in May.

The group includes actresses Truong Ngoc Anh, Ngan Khanh, Minh Huong, La Thanh Huyen, Mai Thu Huyen, actor Bao Son, directors Pham Viet Thanh, Ho Quang Minh, Nguyen Vinh Son and Nguyen Duc Viet.

Director and cameraman Pham Viet Thanh believed that attending the film festival is the best way for Vietnamese cinema to approach the world film industry.

The Vietnamese film Bi, dung so (Bi, don’t be afraid) by director Phan Dang Di will compete in the L’Atelier category of Cannes International Film Festival 2010.

The film’s script won the Pusan Promotion Plan’s “Asia Outstanding Project” award at the International Pusan Film Festival in 2007, and was one of 15 film projects selected by Cannes for the 2010 festival’s L’Atelier category.

The picture was also funded with US$10,000 from the Board of Vietnamese Film Project Management – Production, and US$67,100 from the Berlin Film Festival’s World Cinema Fund

Sources TTO, Vnexpress – Translated by Kim Khanh

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