WHO’S IN IT?
Henry Golding (Crazy Rich Asians), Parker Sawyers (Southside with You), David Tran (Farewell, Berlin Wall), Molly Harris (Artemis Fowl), Lâm Vissay (Tracer), Edouard Leo (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Hong Khaou (Lilting), director, writer; Tracy O’Riordan (The Selfish Giant), producer; Benjamin Kracun (Beast), cinematographer; Mark Towns (Gwen), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Kit (Golding), a British-Vietnamese man, returns to Ho Chi Minh City for the first time since he was six years old, when he and his family were forced to flee the country during the aftermath of the Vietnam war. Struggling to make sense of a country he no longer recognises, he goes on a spiritual journey as he reconnects with his native roots…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Hong Khaou, the filmmaker behind the acclaimed indie Lilting, returns with a personal and emotional exploration of family and cultural alienation, aided by a compelling lead performance by rising actor Henry Golding.