|Family affair: A scene from Betonamu No Kaze Ni Fukarete (Final Days of Life in Viet Nam).
HA NOI (VNS) — A joint Japan-Viet Nam film project has been completed and will be screened in September in Japan, one of the film's directors Tat Binh said.
Entitled Betonamu No Kaze Ni Fukarete (Final Days of Life in Viet Nam), the movie features an expatriate Japanese teacher in Viet Nam, who brings along her mother to start a new life in the country.
The movie is based on writer Komatshu Miyuki's life story entitled Echigo no Bachan Vietnam e Yuku (Echigo's Grandma Goes to Viet Nam).
Japanese actress Keiko Matsuzaka, singer Fujie Reina, the band NMB48 and Vietnamese veteran actor Tran Hanh are part of the film's cast.
Japanese Director Kazuki Omori has also worked on the project. — VNS