Flowing home (Như một dòng sông)
International Short Film Contest 50 ED. 2022
France – Canada 2021 15' Animation
Two sisters are separated by the Vietnams war. After the fall of Saigon in 1975, Thao must leave the country with her uncle. Her sister Sao Maï, remains with their parents. But their separation will last nearly 20 years, and the letters they exchange are their only way to connect and relieve their loneliness. Thao and Sao Maï write about their everyday lives, their memories, the war, and its ghosts.
DIRECTION: Sandra Desmazières
Born in 1978, Sandra Desmazieres studied at Duperré, l’École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Appliqués in Paris and l’École Nationale des Arts Décoratifs also in Paris, where she discovered animation films. Her school movie Sans Queue ni Tête won the Gold Cartoon in 2003. She also directed Le thé de l’Oubli in 2008 and Bao in 2011, produced by Les Films de l’Arlequin. She currently works as an illustrator of children’s literature.
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