VOV.VN - A Vietnamese film titled "Tro tàn rực rỡ", known as “Glorious ashes” in English, by director Bui Thac Chuyen will compete for a prize in the Competition category at the Tokyo International Film Festival (TIFF) to be held from October 24 to November 3 in Japan.
Adapted from short stories produced by renowned Vietnamese writer Nguyen Ngoc Tu, the film won the Busan Award in the Asian Project Market of the Busan International Film Festival 2017.
Furthermore, the movie was also presented at the Cannes’ Cinefondation L’Atelier 2018.
This year the film has been selected from a total of 1,695 works submitted by directors from 107 countries and territories worldwide.
A total of 15 films have been chosen to compete in the Competition category at the Tokyo International Film Festival, including the Vietnamese movie.
The Tokyo International Film Festival was first established in 1985 and was held biennially from 1985 to 1991, with the event being held annually thereafter. It is widely considered to be the largest film festival in Asia.