Saigon, I Love You

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Saigon, I Love You
Saigon, i love you poster.jpeg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byMinh Thang Ly
Written byDo Minh Hoang Vo
StarringĐoan Trang
Lap Huynh
Huy Khanh
Music byDuc Tri
Le Anh Tu (sound)
CinematographyLe Huu Hoai Nam
Edited byPhạm Thị Hảo
Julie Béziau
Release date
  • 5 October 2016 (2016-10-05)
Running time
98 minutes
CountryVietnam
LanguageVietnamese
Budget8 billion VND[1]

Saigon, I Love You (Vietnamese: Sài Gòn, anh yêu em) is a Vietnamese romantic comedy film produced by Ly Minh Thang in 2016. In 2017 it won a Golden Kite Prize by the Vietnam Cinematography Association for the best feature film, the highest distinction in Vietnamese cinema. In addition, it won Golden Kite prizes for best supporting actor (Huynh Lap), best screenplay, best production design, and best music.[2] This is the first film directed by Ly Minh Thang.

The story, set in Saigon, describes five distinct plot lines related to ten individuals.

Accolades[edit]

Award Date of ceremony Category Recipient(s) Result Ref(s)
Golden Kite Prize April 20, 2016 Best Feature Film Ly Minh Thang Won [3]
Best Supporting Actor - Feature film Huynh Lap Won
Best Music - Feature film Duc Tri Won
Best Art Design - Feature film Nguyen Anh Thao Won
Best Screenwriter - Feature film Ngoc Bich Won

Reception[edit]

The film has won several awards including Best Feature Film at the Golden Kite awards, and saw a limited release in Australia where it was successful among Vietnamese Australians.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Sài Gòn, anh yêu em' - những mảnh ghép cảm xúc tròn trịa". VnExpress.
  2. ^ Nguyen, An (10 April 2017). "'Saigon, I Love You' cleans up Vietnamese Oscars". VN Express. Retrieved 5 August 2017.
  3. ^ "'Saigon, I Love You' wins top prize at Vietnam's Golden Kite Awards". Tuoi Tre News. 10 April 2017. Retrieved 5 August 2017.