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The Third Wife (2018)

R | | Drama | 15 May 2019 (USA)
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19th century rural Vietnam, fourteen-year-old May is ready to become the third wife of a wealthy landowner. Little did she know that her hidden desires will take her by surprise and force ... See full summary »

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Ash Mayfair

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Ash Mayfair
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Credited cast:
Long Le Vu Long Le Vu ... Hung
Mai Thu Huong Maya Mai Thu Huong Maya ... Xuan
Nguyen Phuong Tra My Nguyen Phuong Tra My ... May
Nhu Quynh Nguyen
Nguyen Thanh Tam Nguyen Thanh Tam
Lam Thanh My Lam Thanh My ... Lien
Nu Yên-Khê Tran Nu Yên-Khê Tran ... (as Tran Nu Yên-Khê)
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19th century rural Vietnam, fourteen-year-old May is ready to become the third wife of a wealthy landowner. Little did she know that her hidden desires will take her by surprise and force her to make a choice between living in safety and being free.

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Drama

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Rated R for sexual content | See all certifications »
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Country:

Vietnam

Language:

Vietnamese

Release Date:

15 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Terceira Esposa See more »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$3,339, 19 May 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$8,812, 23 May 2019
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Based on the true life stories of Ash Mayfair grandparents and great-grandparents, most of the lead characters and their experiences and based directly on what some of her family members went through at the end of the XIXth and beginning of the XXth Century. See more »

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A superb debut film on the visual and aural fronts
16 November 2018 | by JuguAbrahamSee all my reviews

A very impressive debut from the director. Well deserving of the Golden Hugo. Though the end was ethically very disturbing for me, the film was consistent in its visual and aural appeal throughout, especially the end sequence. A director to watch. A very good choice of actresses.

Vietnam is presented as a heavenly tropical country in the 19th century, without insects or reptiles (a lizard is the only exception) even in bamboo groves, with washed linen hung out white as snow. One would wish more realism to match the time frame of the story.

Why was this film not Vietnam's Oscar submission for 2019 in the Foreign Language Film category? I guess there were technical reasons.


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