Children of the mist

Children of the mist

Di is 12 years old and lives in the mountains of  Northern Vietnam. With her family, she awaits the festivities of the Lunar New Year, during which Hmong men kidnap young girls so they can marry them. In attempting to understand this ritual from another time, the filmmaker Ha Le Diem s torn between respect for a culture and the violence of a tradition. 

Vietnam, 2021, 92 min

Production: Varan Vietnam

Language: Hmong, Vietnamese

Direction: Ha Le Diem

Director of photography: Ha Le Diem

Sound: Akritchalem Kalayanamitr

Producers: Swann Dubus, Tran Phuong Thao