Magazine article Screen International

Fortissimo Adds 'Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass' to Cannes Slate

Magazine article Screen International

Fortissimo Adds 'Yellow Flowers on the Green Grass' to Cannes Slate

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Fortissimo Films has acquired worldwide rights outside Vietnam to Yellow Flowers On The Green Grass, directed by Vietnamese-American filmmaker Victor Vu. The film is in post-production.

Based on Nguyen Nhat Anh's best-selling novel I See Yellow Flowers Upon The Green Grass, the film is produced by Vietnam's Galaxy Media & Entertainment with the collaboration of the Film Department under Vietnam's Ministry Of Culture.

Vu is one of Vietnam's most commercially successful filmmakers, with films such as Vengeful Heart, Battle Of The Brides and Scandal. Galaxy is one of the country's biggest private studios, encompassing production, distribution and ownership of a nationwide cinema circuit.

The company is planning a wide holiday release for Yellow Flowers On The Green Grass at the end of the year.

Set in mid-1980s rural Vietnam, the film follows two young brothers who share everything, but also compete for the affections of the same girl. …

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