Japan-Vietnam film about expat teacher to screen in September
A joint Japan-Vietnam film project has been completed and will be screened in September in Japan, one of the film's directors, Tat Binh said.
Entitled Betonamu No Kaze Ni Fukarete (Final Days of Life in Vietnam), the movie features an expatriate Japanese teacher in Vietnam, who brings along her mother to start a new life in the country.
The movie is based on writer Komatshu Miyuki's life story entitled Echigo no Bachan Vietnam e Yuku (Echigo's Grandma Goes to Vietnam).
Japanese actress Keiko Matsuzaka, singer Fujie Reina, the band NMB48 and Vietnamese veteran actor Tran Hanh are part of the film's cast.
Japanese Director Kazuki Omori has also worked on the project./.