Cu Li Never Cries

A middle-aged Asian woman travels between two different worlds to scatter ash of her Western husband, while her niece’s wedding happens in the middle of tropical jungle and then finally vanishes into a massive fire.

Director: Pham Ngoc Lan
Screenwriter: Pham Ngoc Lan
Producer: Phan Dang Di, Bianca Balbuena, Bradley Liew
Country of Production: Vietnam/Philippines
Language(s): Vietnamese
Total budget: USD 572,000
Production Company: DNY Vietnam Productions

Official Selection: 

Busan Asian Project Market 2016
Southeast Asian Film Lab 2016
Cannes Atelier 2017
Hubert Bals Script Development Fund 2017
Talents Tokyo 2017
Berlinale Talents 2018
Purin Pictures Autumn 2018 Grantee
Crossing Borders Research 2018 Grantee (Robert Bosch Stiftung foundation)
Locarno Open Doors Hub 2019
Vision Sud Est 2019 Grantee 
Locarno Open Doors Sørfond Award 2019
Locarno Open Doors ARTE Kino International Prize 2019