directed by

Duc Ngo Ngoc

produced by

Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF

in association with

ever rolling films Hanoi

Germany & Vietnam

2020

Trailer

«Tradng Happiness»
«Trading Happiness»

Logline

The indebted Nghi is in desperate straits after her daughter Phuong flees from her arranged wedding.

Synopsis

The vietnamese Nghi has a bad feeling as she sees the foreign chinese groom for the first time on the day of her daughter’s wedding. Nghi and Phuong decided that the 17 years old should get married to relieve the family of their debts. But then the bride disappears after the ceremony and the mother faces the decision what she is ready to give for her family's happiness.

Screenplay

FLORINA-ALICE BIRO

Director

DUC NGO NGOC

Cinematographer

MERET MADÖRIN

Editors

LAURA ESPINEL

KATJA NGUYEN

Producer

PIA TO

Line Producer

ANDREA WOHLFEIL

Co-Producer

JOSH LEVY

Associate Producer

NGUYEN LE HANG

Sound & Sound Mix

ALEXANDRA PRAET

Music

FRANZISKA MAY

JOHANN NIEGL

Set Designer

KELLY HOANG

Costume

VU THANH THANH

TECHNICAL INFO

Genre

drama, fictional

Length

24:40 minutes

Image format

1:1.85, color

Frame rate

25 fps

Sound format

5.1 or stereo

Screening format

DCP, 2K

Original language

Vietnamese and Mandarin

Subtitles

English or German

Shooting location

Dong Anh - Hanoi Vietnam

Year of completition

2020

«Trading Happiness»

Mrs. Nghi, Mother

NHU QUYNH

 

Phuong, Bride

TRAN THIEN TU


Mai, Sister

NGUYEN HOANG BAO NHI

«Trading Happiness» a shortfilm directed by Duc Ngo Ngoc, produced by Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF (Potsdam, Germany) in association with ever rolling films (Hanoi, Vietnam) contact

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