Set in modern Hanoi, Adrift is a sensual, intimate and atmospheric drama about a newlywed couple that explores sexual awakening, lesbian desire and marital infidelity. These topics are still largely taboo in conservative Vietnam, but due to the country’s transition from communism to a form of capitalism, the rapidly changing economic reality means a shift in social mores. Nevertheless, age-old traditions are still largely observed, especially with regard to the sacred ritual of marriage. –TIFF
After waiting for an inciting incident for half an hour, I gave up on the story and enjoyed the slices of life and the visuals of the film, although the film had some very nice moments and acting, the lack of story and the characters and subplots all over the place made it very hard to watch, cannot compare with other vietnamese classics like the scent of the green papaya.
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