Vietnamese horror movie to be shown across Asia

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnamese horror film “Bong De” (The Ancestral), which has attracted the attention of international movie distributors, is set for theatrical releases in a dozen Asian markets, VnExpress reported.
Vietnamese horror movie to be shown across Asia - ảnh 1A still cut from "Bong De." (Photo courtesy of the movie)

The film has been bought for screening in the Middle East, Chinese Taiwan, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Singapore, and Malaysia.

Giant agency Endeavor Content has been in touch with the film’s producers to buy the rights for showing in Indonesia, the Philippines, Myanmar, Australia, and New Zealand.

It is set to release in Vietnam on May 14.

Le Van Kiet’s film is about a father and two daughters living in a centuries-old ancestral house after suffering from a family tragedy. Later many family secrets start to emerge and change their lives.

Kiet, 42, is a Vietnamese-American who graduated from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Film and Television.

His 2019 film "Hai Phuong" (Furie) was one of the highest ever grossers in Vietnam, earning more than 8.6 million USD at the box office. It was Vietnam’s official entry at the 2020 Oscars.

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