Mékong Stories by Phan Dang Di
  • 3 Continents Film Festivals 2015 – Youth Jury Award
  • Berlin International Film Festival 2015
  • Film Festival of Sarlat 2015

Saïgon, early 2000’s. Vu is a photography apprentice, Thang lives of small traffic and Van dreams to become a dancer. Reunited by the tumult of the city, they will have to face the reality of a country in full mutation.

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Van : Do Thi Hai Yen
Vu : Le Cong Hoang
Thang : Truong The Vinh
Mr. Sau (the father) : Nguyen Ha Phong
Tung (the singer) : Mai Quoc Viet
Cuong (the factory worker) : Truong Van Hoang
Miss Phung : Kieu Trinh
Huong (the young woman) : Nguyen Thi Thanh Truc
Mai (Tung’s sister) : Thanh Tu

Director : Phan Dang Di
Screenwriter : Phan Dang Di
Cinematographer : Nguyen K’Linh
Art Director : Nguyen Dinh Phong
Editor : Julie Béziau
Sound Designers : Ngo Quoc Kien / Franck Desmoulins
Make-up artists : Lilian Tran / Ton Nu Diem Trinh
Costume Designer : Huynh My Ngoc
Choreographies : Nguyen Ngoc Anh
Assistant Director : Xinh Xan Tina
Director of Production : Huynh Long Hai
Production : DNY VIET NAM PRODUCTIONS / ACROBATES FILMS
Co-production : BUSSE & HALBERSCHMIDT FILMPRODUKTION / VOLYA FILMS
Producers : Tran Thi Bich Ngoc / Claire-Agnès Lajoumard
Associated Producers : Calvin T.Lam / Do Thi Hai Yen / Le Hang Lizeroux Nguyen
International Sales : UDI
Distribution : Memento Films Distribution

Phan Dang Di’s films have been screened in festivals around the world including
Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Hong-Kong, Moscow, Stockholm, Vancouver, Busan… He won the ACID prize as well as the SACD prize in Cannes for his first film “Bi don’t be afraid!” His second film “Big Father, Small Father and Other Stories” was selected in competition for the Golden Bear in Berlin. He is also a teacher of film history and screenwriting. He is also the founder and president of Autumn Meeting, bringing together every year the new generation of Vietnamese and Asian filmmakers.

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