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The Third Wife

Director: Ash Mayfair
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The film has been to around 50 international film festivals sweeping awards and good reviews.
It received the Spike Lee Film Production Fund.
The film was listed on the NYU Purple List 2015 for the best screenplays submitted by NYU graduate film students.
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2018/ Vietnam96 min/ Drama, Romance
Original Title
Nguoi Vo Ba
SYNOPSIS
In the 19th century rural Vietnam, 14-year-old May becomes the third wife of wealthy land-owner Hung. Soon she learns that she can only gain status by asserting herself as a woman who can give birth to a male child. May’s hope to change her status turns into a real and tantalizing possibility when she gets pregnant. Faced with forbidden love and its devastating consequences, May finally comes to an understanding of the brutal truth: the options available to her are few and far between.
CAST
Long Le Vu
Mai Thu Huong Maya
Nguyen Phuong Tra My
CREW
Screenwriter: Ash Mayfair
DOP: Chananun Chotrungroj
Editor: Julie Béziau
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Production Company(ies)
An Nam Productions, Three Colors Productions, Mayfair Pictures
Producer(s)
Ash Mayfair
film festivals
film festivals Singapore International Film Festival, Singapore
film festivals Palm Springs International Film Festival, USA
film festivals QCinema International Film Festival, Philippines
film festivals Warsaw International Film Festival, Poland
film festivals Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
film festivals Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), Egypt
film festivals Kolkata International Film Festival, India
film festivals Milan International Film Festival, Italy
film festivals Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad”, Belarus
film festivals Chicago International Film Festival, USA
film festivals San Sebastián International Film Festival, Spain
film festivals Fribourg International Film Festival, Switzerland
film festivals Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada
film festivals Namur International French Film Festival, Belgium
film festivals Busan International Film Festival, South Korea
film festivals São Paulo International Film Festival, Brazil
film festivals Denver Film Festival, USA
film festivals Casa Asia Film Week (CAFW) - Asian Film Festival, Spain
film festivals Hong Kong Asian Film Festival, China
film festivals San Diego Asian Film Festival, USA
film festivals Hawaii International Film Festival, USA
film festivals Films from the South, Norway
film festivals Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival and Awards, China
film festivals Brasilia International Film Festival, Brazil
film festivals Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Estonia
film festivals International Film Festival of Kerala, India
film festivals Hainan International Film Festival, China
film festivals Chennai International Film Festival, India
film festivals Internationales Filmwochenende Würzburg, Germany
film festivals Göteborg International Film Festival, Sweden
film festivals Dublin International Film Festival, Ireland
film festivals Glasgow Film Festival, Scotland
film festivals Bengaluru International Film Festival, India
film festivals Luxembourg City Film Festival, Luxembourg
film festivals FrauenFilmTage - Vienna International Women's Film Festival, Austria
film festivals BORDERLINES FILM FESTIVAL, UK
film festivals CinemAsia FILM FESTIVAL, Amsterdam
film festivals Kosmorama Trondheim, Norway
film festivals Internationaal Filmfestival Assen - Vrouw&Film, Norway
film festivals Prague International Film Festival - Febiofest, Czech Republic
film festivals International Women's Film Festival of Créteil, France
film festivals Belfast Film Festival, Ireland
film festivals Costa Rica International Films Festival, Costa Rica
film festivals Istanbul International Film Festival, Turkey
film festivals Mooov Film Festival, Belgium
film festivals New Zealand International Film Festival, New Zealand
film awards
film awards NETPAC Award at the Toronto International Film Festival, Canada
Best Artistic Contribution at the Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF), Egypt
Best Film at the Kolkata International Film Festival, India
Special Mention at the Milan International Film Festival, Italy
Special Jury Award at the Minsk International Film Festival “Listapad”, Belarus
Gold Hugo Award at the Chicago International Film Festival, USA
TVE - Another Look Award at the San Sebastián International Film Festival, Spain
Youth Jury Award COMUNDO at the Fribourg International Film Festival, Switzerland
Quotes
“A gorgeously intimate, evocative, and melancholy story of female subjugation in 19th-century Vietnam.” Jessica Kiang - Variety

“A finely detailed and quietly devastating tapestry.” John Berra - Screen Daily