Inside The Yellow Cocoon Shell

New Directors Competition

Inside The Yellow Cocoon Shell

Bên Trong Vo Kén Vàng

Vietnam, Singapore, France, Spain 2023 Fiction Cor 178 min.

Thien must take the body of his sister-in-law, who died in a motorcycle accident in Saigon, and her five-year-old son Dao, who miraculously survived the crash, to their hometown in the countryside. He begins a search for his older brother who vanished years ago to hand Dao over to him. On the road, a sequence of dreams and encounters reignite suppressed memories and forbidden desires. Deep in the labyrinth of these phantom pursuits, Thien battles with his own existential crisis.

Winner of the Golden Camera Award for the best first feature at the Cannes Film Festival.

Vietnam Singapore France Spain international festivals awarded films family drama existential crisis faith death dreams memory desire


Pham Thien An


Pham Thien An


Dinh Duy Hung


Pham Thien An


Vuong Gia Bao, Xander Toh

design de produção

Pham Thien An, Huynh Phuong Hien


Le Phong Vu, Nguyen Thi Truc Quynh, Nguyen Thinh, Vu Ngoc Manh


Jeremy Chua, Tran Van Thi

produzido por

JK Film, Pōtocol

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