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Cinema Guild | Release Date: November 21, 2008
Summary: Shot over the course of 23 years, Thavi narrates his own story as a child surviving the Vietnam war and then as a young man struggling to overcome the hardships of immigrant life, an experience shared with his mother in war. Breathtaking and compelling, renowned cinematographer Ellen Kuras’s film is a poetic, deeply personal film, a powerfully eloquent tribute of what it means to be in exile, of the far-reaching consequences of war, and of the resilient bonds of family. Thavisouk’s unforgettable journey reminds us of the strength necessary to survive and of the human spirit’s inspiring capacity to adapt, rebuild, and forgive. [Celluloid Dreams]
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DETAILS

Runtime: 96 min
Rating: Not Rated
Production: American Documentary, The
Genres: Documentary
Country: USA
Languages: English, Lao
Home Release Date: Sep 1, 2009
Director Credit
Ellen Kuras Director
Thavisouk Phrasavath Director
Writer Credit
Ellen Kuras Writer
Thavisouk Phrasavath Writer
Cast Credit
Thavisouk Phrasavath Narrator
Producer Credit
Chiemi Karasawa Co-Producer
Ellen Kuras Producer
Emma Tillinger Associate Producer
Flora Fernandez-Marengo Producer
Gini Reticker Co-Producer
W. Wilder Knight II Co-Producer