Like a river

A 15′ short film
Traditional and digital 2D

Written and directed by Sandra Desmazières
A coproduction Les Films de l’Arlequin – NFB

Nhu môt dòng sông (Like a river) tells the story of 2 sisters Tao and Sao Maï who get separated by the war. Tao flees from Vietnam in 1977. Sao Maï stays with her parents in Hô Chi Minh City. In the early 90’s, Tao and Sao Maï have not seen each other for over 20 years. They have been exchanging letters throughout the years. The last letter announces Tao’s return to Vietnam. The letter brings back childhood memories to the two sisters.