Once Upon a Time in Vietnam

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Once Upon a Time in Vietnam
Once Upon a Time in Vietnam poster.jpg
The film poster.
Directed byDustin Nguyen
Produced byDustin Nguyen
Ngoc Hiep
Do Quang Minh
Written byDustin Nguyen
StarringDustin Nguyen
Roger Yuan
Thanh Van Ngo
Thai Hoa
Nguyen Hoang Quan
Xuan Phat
Hieu Hien
Ngoc Diep
Narrated byNguyen Hoang Quan
Music byRajan Khanijaon
CinematographyWych Kaosayananda
Edited byVance Null
Distributed byBHD Co., Ltd (Vietnam)
Grindstone Entertainment Group (USA)
Lionsgate (USA)
Release date
  • 22 August 2013 (2013-08-22)
Running time
104 minutes
Country Vietnam
BudgetOver 1 million USD[1]

Once Upon a Time in Vietnam (Vietnamese: Lửa Phật) is a 2013 Vietnamese action fantasy film directed by and starring Dustin Nguyen along with Roger Yuan. It was released on August 22, 2013. This is the first Vietnamese action fantasy film.[2]


  • Dustin Nguyen as Dao
  • Roger Yuan as Long
  • Thanh Van Ngo as Anh
  • Thai Hoa as Hien
  • Nguyen Hoang Quan as Hung
  • Ngoc Diep as Van
  • Hieu Hien as Huy
  • Phi Thanh Vân as Lan
  • Xuan Phat as Mr. Tinh
  • Jason Ninh Cao as General
  • Bui Van Hai as Deserter
  • My Le as Teacher
  • Kieu Mai Ly as Neighbor
  • Diem Trinh as Neighbor
  • Quang Hieu as Monk
  • Nguyen Hau as Man on truck
  • Le Kham as Man on truck


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