ONCE UPON A TIME IN VIETNAM (Lửa Phật)

Directed by: Dustin Nguyen 2013 | 107 min.

Section: Southeast Asian Showcase

Premiere: United States


Synopsis

In a small town on the verge of change, Long (a vicious crime boss) is buying up land and bullying its residents out of their homes and businesses. All that stands in his way is Hien, the neighborhood baker and his wife Ahn. Facing the strong-arm tactics of the crime boss and his cronies, the couple strives to unify the scared locals to protect what remains of a once innocent and peaceful way of life. Their luck changes when a mysterious stranger named Dao (Dustin Nguyen) rides into town. They enlist his help to balance the fight against Long and his cohorts.  But Dao has terrible secrets of his own that may harm those he tries to help.

Inspired by classic American Westerns, ONCE UPON A TIME IN VIETNAM is an action packed sci-fi fantasy that filled with breathtaking stunts and visual effects.

Screenings

Friday, April 04 8:30 PM Dole Cannery C Date Passed
Saturday, April 05 12:30 PM Dole Cannery B Date Passed

Cast & Crew

Director Dustin Nguyen
Screenwriter Dustin Nguyen
Producer Bich Hien Ngo
Cast Dustin Nguyen, Thanh Van Ngo, Roger Yuan, Thai Hoa, Ngoc Diep