The comedy film Trung so (Jackpot) will compete in the Best Foreign Language Film category at the 88th Annual Oscar Academy Awards.
The movie based on the true story is directed by Vietnamese-American Dustin Nguyen and written by writer and playwright Nguyen Manh Tuan
The funny and touching story is about a girl selling lottery tickets in the Mekong Delta.
She hands winning lottery tickets to a man who merely nods to buy them without paying her right away. She does that since he usually purchases the last tickets she has just before a lottery draw.
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