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Lettres sur les vagues

Letters on the wave

(Chu tren song)

by Vuong Khanh Luong



Lettres sur les vagues

Director: Vuong Khanh Luong

Production: Vietnamese National Documentary and Scientific Film Company

DVD, Color, 26 min, 
OV Vietnamese with French subtitles


Newly graduated young women are sent to their first teaching post in Va Gia, a fishermen village in the Along Bay. Out of 1 120 people living in raft houses, a quarter of the population aged from 6 to 25 does not know how to read and write. With the energy of youth, the novice teachers try to eradicate illiteracy, at the cost of their personal life.


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