Silk dreams

Australia, 1988

Film
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Tung is Vietnamese - a refugee and a teenager. He lives in the western suburbs of Sydney. The rest of his family, apart from his grandmother, are still in Vietnam. He drifts along in an alien Western environment, hanging out with a gang of young men from a similar background until his grandmother, herself disadvantaged and displaced in Australia, spurs him on to change his life. An eye-opening and realistic drama of cultural isolation in contemporary Australia.

Credits

producer/director

Teck Tan

production company

AFTRS

Language

Vietnamese

Duration

00:25:00:00

Colour

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