YELLOW FLOWERS ON THE GREEN GRASS – U.S. Premiere
Directed by: Victor Vu from Vietnam
Starring: Thinh Vinh and Trong Khang
Vietnam, 2015, XXX min, Vietnamese w/English subtitles, DCP
Film Source: Fortissimo Films
Sunday, March 20, 2:00 PM at the Wilmette Theatre
A coming of age story set in the Vietnamese countryside during the late 1980’s, as told through the eyes of a 12-year-old boy named Thieu. Thieu and his younger brother Tuong share and do everything together. Their days unfold like a whimsical and comical journey filled with innocence, wonder, confusion and curious adventures, but takes an act of violence leaving Tuong paralyzed and bedridden for Thieu to come to terms with his own discovery of the true meaning of brotherhood.