Hoàng Thị Bích Phượng Vietnamese actress wins big this year at international film festival

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May 20.2021


In the last few months the Vietnamese actress Hoàng Thị Bích Phượng , received plaudits for her role in the film Tình Yêu Vô Hình (Invisible Love) directed by Xiang Guo, portraying Nguyễn Thị Hòa, a sensitive nurse at a Catholic hospital in 1930s French Indochina. Indeed, she was nominated for Best Asian Actress at the 54th annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival and received also the Best International Actor award at the 2021 Paris International Film Festival in February. At the Paris International Film Festival 2021, Invisible Love, won two more prestigious awards, including Best Narrative Feature Film and Best International Collaboration 2021.






Last month, the drama received also the Award of Excellence for its art direction as well as the Award of Merit (Asian Film Feature) at Indie Fest in the United States. The film was supposed to be screen at the Cannes Film Festival in 2021 but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Thank you for all of these moments,” Phượng wrote on her Facebook page about the praise.






The film that will be released in Vietnamese theaters end of this month is a collaboration of filmmakers from Vietnam, China, and the United States, with Bill Einreinhofer, Chair of the Broadcast Journalism department at the New York Film Academy, serving as executive producer. According to IMDb, the production budget was around US$500,000. Phượng was also applauded for her role in Japan-Việt Nam co-production, ‘Along the Sea’ nominated at the San Sebastian International Film Festival 2020 and the Tokyo International Film Festival 2020, along with an award for Best Film dealing with Human Trafficking Issues at the 2020 Cairo International Film Festival. “It is a movie with a lot of enthusiasm from both myself and the production team that is worth both watching and pondering. Thank you Japan, thank you! Due to the pandemic, we could not attend this moment. I hope that ‘Along The Sea’ will touch the hearts of many viewers, particularly Japanese,” Phượng said.






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