The meeting of the selectioncommittee was postponed from last Wednesday as a result of the military coupthat put
The selection committee isheaded by Chaiwat Taveewongsangthong, the new president of the Federation ofNational Film Associations since March this year. Khan Kluay,
Produced by Five Star incollaboration with the
The picture recentlyreceived its North American premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. A
Meanwhile, Ngo Quang Hai'sdirectorial debut Pao's Story (Chuyen Cua Pao) has been chosen as
It was the big winner atVietnam's Golden Kite award this year, walking away with best film, bestactress for Do Thi Hai Yen who plays Pao, best supporting actress for Nhu Quynhand best cinematography. Do, Ngo's wife in real life, starred in Philip Noyce'sThe Quiet American.
After premiering at theMontreal World Film Festival last month, Pao'sStory is heading next to
The last Vietnamese filmthat received an Oscar nomination for best foreign film was 1993's Scent Of Green Papaya directed by TranAnh Hung.