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Film project on doctors, frontline workers in COVID-19 fight to be broadcast in February ​​​​​​​

Update: October, 25/2021 - 09:20

 

A poster for Shipper - Bản Mệnh Thiên Thần (Shippers), a TV series featuring doctors and frontline workers in Việt Nam in the fight against COVID-19. The 15-episode show is directed by  Huỳnh Tuấn Anh and will air on Việt Nam Television in February. Photo courtesy of the producer

HCM CITY — A TV series featuring doctors and frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19 will air in February.

The 15-episode show, Shipper - Bản Mệnh Thiên Thần (Shippers), highlights the stories, challenges and sacrifices that doctors, nurses and health workers have faced during the pandemic. 

People’s daily life and difficulties in quarantine zones are also featured. The show's themes focus on love, unity, mercy, energy and belief.

“Our film came from our deep respect for the doctors, nurses and health workers who have worked and suffered to treat and take care of people during the pandemic,” said the film’s director Huỳnh Tuấn Anh.  

“It also highlights the Vietnamese spirit in fighting against the spread of the virus.

“Through our film, we want to send messages to encourage and praise the solidarity and bravery of people these days," he said. 

 

Director Huỳnh Tuấn Anh’s TV series Shipper - Bản Mệnh Thiên Thần (Shippers) highlights the stories, challenges and sacrifices that doctors, nurses and health workers have faced during the pandemic in Việt Nam. Photo courtesy of the producer

Bản Mệnh Thiên Thần features Meritorious Artists and theatre actresses Mỹ Duyên and Tuyết Thu as lead characters. Miss Asia USA 2006 Jennifer Phạm and fashion model Phương Linh are included. 

Veteran actress Duyên appeared in blockbusters in the 1990s such as Vị Đắng Tình Yêu (The Taste of Love), Lưỡi Dao (The Knife) and Gái Nhảy (Dancing Girl). 

She won top prizes at film festivals, including the Best Film Actress at the 10th Việt Nam Film Festival presented by the Ministry of Culture and Information (now Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism) in 1993. 

Filming of ShipperBản Mệnh Thiên Thần will begin next month. It is scheduled to be broadcast on Việt Nam Television in February. VNS

 

 

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