A Trip to Heaven
2020 /Vietnam / 15 minutes / dir. Linh Duong
During a peculiar tour bus to Mekong Delta, 50-year-old MadameTam bumps into her high school sweetheart. She's hopeful for a chance of reconciliation, but maybe he's not.
Linh Duong is a Vietnamese filmmaker who is extremely fascinated with sad, angsty and naggy women. She has just completed a series of shorts that tackle this topic with a rather quirky sense of humor. Her films have been competing and winning award at various festivals around the world.
Duong previously attended Berlinale Talents in 2020, Asian Film Academy in 2016, Locarno Summer Academy and Bucheon Fantastic Film School in 2015. She is developing her first feature titled “Don’t Cry, Butterflies” which recently won the Moulin d'Andé-CECI Award at Locarno Open Doors 2019. “A Trip to Heaven” (World Premiere at the Locarno Film Festival 2020) is her latest short.