Thailand, Vietnam & China

Thailand, Vietnam & China

The second installment of Filmatique’s Foreign Language Oscar Submissions series features films from Thailand, Vietnam and China.

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Thailand, Vietnam & China
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    Pen-Ek Ratanaruang • Thailand-France • 2011

    Tul used to be a good man. Before he was blackmailed by a powerful politician, Tul was earnest and scrupulous; now he’s just a corrupt cop hell-bent on revenge. Soon he is recruited as a hitman, leading to an accident in which his visi...

  • The Nightingale

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    Philippe Muyl • China-France • 2013 • A journey of family, nature, and tradition in modern China.

    Renxing, an only child, lives with her parents in Beijing. Between their demanding professions, they have little time for her, which they make up for with gifts and pampering. On t...

  • The Scent of Green Papaya

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    Tran Anh Hung • 1993 • Vietnam

    A society's slow decline tracks with a woman's romantic blossoming.

    In 1950s Saigon, ten-year-old Mui obtains a job working as a servant for an affluent Vietnamese family. Ten years later, the family has fallen on hard times, leading Mui to change ...