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TV series on ethnic Chinese begins

Update: September, 03/2015 - 10:22
The Khong Guc Nga (Unbreakable), a TV series on ethnic Hoa (Vietnamese of Chinese origin) living in HCM City's District 5, has been broadcast on Ho Chi Minh Television (HTV). — Photo htv.com.vn
HCM CITY  (VNS) — A TV series on ethnic Hoa (Vietnamese of Chinese origin) living in HCM City's District 5, commonly known as Cho Lon or Chinatown, has been broadcast on Ho Chi Minh Television (HTV).

The 32-part series, titled The Khong Guc Nga (Unbreakable), was directed by Nguyen Minh Cao, one of the city's talented TV producers, who has more than 15 years in the industry.

Its screenplay was written by famous author Bui Anh Tan, deputy-in-chief of the HCM City Police newspaper.

The film focuses on a son of a businessman who moved from Hong Kong to live in Sai Gon (now HCM City) before 1975.

Long, played by movie star and fashion model Binh Minh, faces challenges to find the right way to develop his father's business.

The film's producer, Bach Viet Phuong Nam, spent nearly VND7 billion (US$311,000) on the film. The series has been broadcast from Monday to Thursday, beginning yesterday, at 8pm on HTV7. — VNS


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