Drama, Vietnam, Germany, 2019, 25 min
Vietnamese & Mandarin with English & German subtitles
Trading Happiness
Poster Trading Happiness
Filmschool
Filmuniversität Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF
Producer
Pia To
Director
Duc Ngo Ngoc
Script
Florina-Alice Biro
DoP
Meret Madörin
Editing
Laura Espinel, Katja Nguyen Thanh
Production Design
Kelly Hoang
Sound Design
Alexandra Praet, Alexandra Praet
Music
Franziska May, Johann Niegl
Cast
Nhu Quynh, Tran Thien Tu
The Vietnamese Nghi has a bad feeling as she sees the foreign Chinese groom for the first time on the day of her daughter’s wedding. Nghi and Phuong decided that the 17 years old should get married to relieve the family of their debts. But then, the bride disappears after the ceremony and the mother faces the decision what she is ready to give for her family's happiness.