|Girl from Hanoi|
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|Directed by||Hải Ninh|
Girl from Hanoi (Vietnamese : Em bé Hà Nội) is a 1975 Vietnamese drama film directed by Hải Ninh. It was entered into the 9th Moscow International Film Festival where it won a Diploma. It also won the Golden Lotus at the 3rd Vietnam Film Festival.
Vietnamese is an Austroasiatic language that originated in Vietnam, where it is the national and official language. Spoken natively by an estimated 76 million people, it is the native language of the Vietnamese (Kinh) people, as well as a first or second language for the many ethnic minorities of Vietnam. As a result of Vietnamese emigration and cultural influence, Vietnamese speakers are found throughout the world, notably in East and Southeast Asia, North America, Australia and Western Europe. Vietnamese has also been officially recognized as a minority language in the Czech Republic.
The 9th Moscow International Film Festival was held from 10 to 23 July 1975. The Golden Prizes were awarded to the Polish film The Promised Land directed by Andrzej Wajda, the Soviet-Japanese film Dersu Uzala directed by Akira Kurosawa and the Italian film We All Loved Each Other So Much directed by Ettore Scola.
The Golden Lotus is the highest prize awarded to competing films at the Vietnam Film Festival. It was introduced in 1973 at the 2nd Vietnam Film Festival held in Hanoi. The award is separated in five different categories: feature film; direct-to-video; documentary film; scientific film and animated film. The Golden Lotus is awarded for one or several films which are chosen by the jury of each category as the best production of the festival. It is also possible that the prize is not awarded if the jury decides that no film at the festival deserves the Golden Lotus. It is to be distinguished from the Golden Kite Prize of the Vietnam Cinema Association.
The plot of the film revolves around a young girl searching for her father, a soldier in the PAVN, after her mother and sister are killed during Christmas Bombings.The film makes significant use of visual imagery and depicts war-time life in Hanoi under the aegis of the most intense sustained bombing campaign during the war.
The People's Army of Vietnam, also known as the Vietnamese People's Army (VPA), is the military force of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam. The PAVN is a part of the Vietnam People's Armed Forces and includes: Ground Force, Navy, Air Force, Border Defence Force, and Coast Guard. However, Vietnam does not have a separate Ground Force or Army branch. All ground troops, army corps, military districts and specialised arms belong to the Ministry of Defence, directly under the command of the Central Military Commission, the Minister of Defence, and the General Staff of the Vietnam People's Army. The military flag of the PAVN is the flag of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, with the words Quyết thắng added in yellow at the top left.
Operation Linebacker II was a US Seventh Air Force and US Navy Task Force 77 aerial bombing campaign, conducted against targets in the Democratic Republic of Vietnam during the final period of US involvement in the Vietnam War. The operation was conducted from 18 to 29 December 1972, leading to several informal names such as "The December Raids" and "The Christmas Bombings". Unlike the Operation Rolling Thunder and Operation Linebacker interdiction operations, Linebacker II was to be a "maximum effort" bombing campaign to "destroy major target complexes in the Hanoi and Haiphong areas, which could only be accomplished by B-52s". It saw the largest heavy bomber strikes launched by the US Air Force since the end of World War II. Linebacker II was a modified extension of the Operation Linebacker bombings conducted from May to October, when the emphasis of the new campaign shifted to attacks by B-52s rather than smaller tactical fighter aircraft.
This film was made during Operation Linebacker II during the Vietnam War, and extensive use of war-time scenery is used depicting war-time Hanoi.
Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam. It covers an area of 3,328.9 square kilometres (1,285 sq mi). With an estimated population of 7.7 million as of 2018, it is the second largest city in Vietnam. The metropolitan area, encompassing nine additional neighbouring provinces, has an estimated population of 16 million. Located in the central area of the Red River Delta, Hanoi is the commercial, cultural, and educational centre of Northern Vietnam. Having an estimated nominal GDP of US$32.8 billion, it is the second most productive economic centre of Vietnam, following Ho Chi Minh City.
Đặng Hữu Phúc is a Vietnamese pianist and composer best known for his film scores. A graduate of the Hanoi Conservatory, he has penned over 60 works, primarily for film and theatre.
The cinema of Vietnam originates in the 1920s and has largely been shaped by wars that have been fought in the country from the 1940s to the 1970s. The better known Vietnamese language-films include Cyclo, The Scent of Green Papaya and Vertical Ray of the Sun, all by French-trained Việt Kiều director Tran Anh Hung. In recent years, as Vietnam's film industry has modernized and moved beyond government-backed propaganda films, contemporary Vietnamese filmmakers have gained a wider audience with films such as Buffalo Boy, Bar Girls and The White Silk Dress.
Hà Kiều Anh is a Vietnamese actress and former beauty queen.
The Vietnam Film Festival, founded in 1970, is a film festival of Vietnam. It is considered as the major event of Cinema of Vietnam with awards for numerous categories ranging from feature film, direct-to-video to documentary film. The festival is held for each two or three years in different host cities all over Vietnam with the latest was organized in 2007 in the city of Nam Định.
Best Actress Award is one of the awards presented at the Vietnam Film Festival to recognize an actress with the performance which has been determined the best by the juries of feature film and direct-to-video categories.
Best Actor Award is one of the awards presented at the Vietnam Film Festival to recognize an actor for the performance which has been determined the best by the juries in the feature film and direct-to-video categories. The category was awarded for the first time in the 2nd Vietnam Film Festival (1973) for Huy Công, he also holds the record in this category with two awards.
The 15th Vietnam Film Festival was held from November 20 to November 24, 2007 in Nam Định, Vietnam.
The 14th Vietnam Film Festival was held from November 4 to November 11, 2004 in Buôn Ma Thuột, Vietnam.
The 13th Vietnam Film Festival was held from December 6 to December 9, 2001 in Vinh, Vietnam.
The 12th Vietnam Film Festival was held from March 25 to March 28, 1999, in Huế, Vietnam.
The 11th Vietnam Film Festival was held from November 28 to November 30, 1996, in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The 10th Vietnam Film Festival was held from November 9 to November 14, 1993, in Haiphong, Vietnam.
The 9th Vietnam Film Festival was held from November 28 to December 2, 1990, in Nha Trang, Vietnam.
The 7th Vietnam Film Festival was held from October 14 to October 20, 1985, in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The 5th Vietnam Film Festival was held in 1980 in Hanoi, Vietnam.
The 4th Vietnam Film Festival was held in 1977 in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
The 2nd Vietnam Film Festival was held from February 28 to March 15, 1973, in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Best Director Award is one of the awards presented at the Vietnam Film Festival to recognize a filmmaker with the achievement in directing which has been determined the best by the juries of feature film, direct-to-video, documentary film and animated film categories.
Lý Hùng was a Vietnamese vovinam artist, actor, film director, producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, activist and sometimes singer.
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