Một Khu Đất Tốt / Blessed Land

A film by: Phạm Ngọc Lân

In the dune landscape of a cemetery, or is it golf course? Past and present converge in the search for a grave.

Country: Vietnam
Length: 18’32”
Completion: 02/2019
Genre: narrative
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: Vietnamese
Subtitle language: English

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Festivals:

  1. Berlinale International Film Festival, Germany (7 – 17 February, 2019)
    Berlinale Shorts
  2. Short Waves Festival, Poland (19 – 24 March, 2019)
    Special program
  3. Las Palmas International Film Festival, Spain (22 – 31 March, 2019)
    Short Film CompetitionSpecial Mention
  4. MOOOV Film Festival, Belgium (23 April – 5 May, 2019)
    Short Film Competition
  5. Subversive Festival, Croatia (5 – 18 May, 2019)
    Short Film Competition
  6. VIS Vienna Shorts, Austria (28 May – 2 June, 2019)
    Fiction & Documentary Competition Won: Vienna Short Film Award
  7. Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Germany (4 – 10 June, 2019)
    International Competition
  8. Olhar de Cinema – Curitiba Int’l Film Festival, Brazil (5 – 13 June, 2019)
    Other Views Competition
  9. Kino Otok – Isola Cinema International Film Festival, Slovenia (5 – 9 June, 2019)
    Video on the Beach
  10. SAC ASEAN Film Festival, Thailand (21 – 23 June, 2019)
    Short Film Section
  11. Curtas Vila do Conde International Film Festival, Portugal (6 – 14 July, 2019)
    International Competition
  12. Guanajuato International Film Festival, Mexico (19 – 28 July, 2019)
    Short Fiction Competition
  13. Kinemastik International Short Film Festival, Malta(25 – 27 July, 2019)
    Neck of the Woods
  14. DokuFest International Documentary and Short Film Festival, Kosovo (2 – 10 August, 2019)
    Short Film Competition
  15. États généraux du film documentaire, France (18 – 24 August, 2019)
    Doc Route Vietnam
  16. Wiz-Art Lviv International Short Film Festival, Ukraine (19 – 25 August, 2019)
    Competition
  17. Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival, Brazil (21 August – 1 September, 2019)
    Special program: Time is Fiction
  18. Nevada City Film Festival, United States (23 – 30 August, 2019)
    Official Selection
  19. Silhouette Film Festival, France (30 August – 7 September, 2019)
    Official Selection

Director: Phạm Ngọc Lân
Screenplay: Phạm Ngọc Lân
Producer: Ngô Đài Trang, Nghiêm Quỳnh Trang
Cinematographer: Trang Công Minh
Sound Design: Arnaud Soulier
Editor: Phạm Thị Hảo
Production Design: Kelly Hoàng
Asistant Director: Phạm Quốc Dũng (Ostin Fam)

Cast: Minh Châu, Hoàng Hà, Thùy Anh, Huy Tiến