In the years following the American war a young woman from Hanoi teaches in a rural school in the south. There she meets a troubled young man, and they have a brief romance that she recalls wistfully years later in her unhappy marriage.
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3.5. There is a charm about these old Vietnamese films. They're roughly made on an obviously minuscule budget, the acting is amateurish, the plots and dialogues basic, formally there's nothing to write home about... yet they have an appeal I can't quite put my finger on. There's a sort of earnestness that endears, I suppose, and odd scenes and shots stick in the mind.