• Directed by Quyên Nguyen Thi Thuy
  • Viêtnam, 2005
  • Workshops in Viêtnam - Hô Chi Minh city
  • Youth, Urban life, Economics
  • Shooting place : Hô-Chi-Minh-Ville
  • Duration : 29 min
  • Audio : Vietnamese
  • Subtitles : English, French


Once upon a time, there was an old lady, a boy and a dog. All day long, they roamed the streets, pushing their little truck so as to glean cardboard and plastic which they sell to whoever pays the most. They only return home when the city is fast asleep.

  • Direction : Quyên Nguyen Thi Thuy
  • Image : Quyên Nguyen Thi Thuy
  • Sound : Thu Nguyen Viêt Anh & Tuyen Nguyen Van
  • Edition : Catherine Rascon

Rewards, festivals and diffusions

Festival de Chatham University

  • Place : USA
  • Date : 2011

Traces de vie

  • Place : Clermont-Ferrand /Vic-le-Comte (France)
  • Date : 2006
  • Rewards : Special prize

Etoiles & toiles d'Asie

  • Place : Lyon (France)
  • Date : 2006

About : Workshops in Viêtnam

Nine workshops were set up in Viêtnam since 2004 in Hanoï, in Da Nang and in Hô Chi Minh city. In 2016, a workshop is organized by former trainees who became independant filmmakers.

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