• 8.5 10
  • 2013
  • 84min
  • Original Title: Grandma (2015)

In this emotional and sensory journey, we accompany filmmaker Khoa Lê to Vietnam. Here he reunites with his roots amid a kaleidoscope of images and memories.


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Grandma. A sensory trip to Vietnam

Khoa Lê chronicles his trip to Vietnam, visiting his remote family for the end of the year festi vities. Places and faces, both familiar and foreign, the said and the unsaid. 

Time has passed, miles too. With the colorful personality of the grandmother, portrait and self-portrait mingle with much humor and emotion. 

Little by little, the individual quest turns into a sensory experience, through a dreamlike mosaic of kinship, memory and identity. 

Khoa Lê
Khoa Lê Director

Production Companies

Picbois Productions

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