FROM OUR Q+A:

“People still said no to us when we packaged it and then load and behold Sony said “We want to buy your film.”

—Cecilia Mejia, Lead Producer

FROM OUR Q+A:

“Our approach at the time of starting this was to use it as a preservation story. Since 2016 it became more of a social justice film.”
—Colin Harrington, Cinematographer

FROM OUR Q+A:

“I didn’t make this film to convince people to love cải lương. I’m just a storyteller and I love it. But don’t dismiss it, you have to respect it or you’ll lose it forever!”

—Leon Le, Director

FROM OUR Q+A:

“For my son, I don’t know if he’s ready to see the film yet, but I felt it was really important for him to be in it and see what a great experience filmmaking is.”

—Jason DaSilva, Director