By Thanh Van NGUYEN

VIETNAM MEDIA CORP. / BHD CO, LTD - as SALES All rights, World

Drama - Completed 2008

"Thousands leave villages for a chance of a better life...not all return safely"

    • Year of production
    • 2008
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • Languages
    • Duration
    • 90 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Thanh Van NGUYEN
    • Writer(s)
    • Quang Lap NGUYEN
    • Producer(s)
    • Duc Tien HO (Vietnam Feature Film Studio)
    • Synopsis
    • The little girl named Mai at the age of 17 years old lives with her parent, 16 year old younger sister and the little brother in a poor village in the central area of Vietnam. Like other young fellows in the village, the family’s eldest girl dreams of finding a good job in the city to save the family. Standing out from the fellows, she is pretty and brimful of vitality, so as quickly solicited to the city for the so-called tailoring course by the family’s acquaintance.
      At the admiration of her fellows and especially her younger sister of 16 years old, she leaves her homeland and the country boyfriend named Den to pursuit her dream.
      ... Beyond everyone’s doubt, she is sold into the brothel...
      Days after days, she lives in great torment and hopeless. She witnesses the painful death of her roommate and not longer after she discovers herself suffered from HIV. To devote all remain strength, she escapes from that deadly trap for home with a hope to save her sister whose little heart carries the same dream...