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Families of Vietnam (Families of the World)
Families of Vietnam
Families of the World
Director: Mark Marquisee
Genres: Kids & Family, Special Interests, Educational, Documentary
NR     2006     0hr 30min

Award: Oppenheim Gold Award, Booklist recommended. In Families of Vietnam, four-year-old Tran Ngoc Anh Thu (Bi) lives by Mekong river with her family. She attends school and enjoys spending time with her friends and olde...  more »

     
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Director: Mark Marquisee
Genres: Kids & Family, Special Interests, Educational, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Kids & Family, Special Interests, Educational, Vietnam War
Studio: Master Communications, Inc.
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 02/07/2006
Original Release Date: 01/01/2004
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2004
Release Year: 2006
Run Time: 0hr 30min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 0
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Do Not Buy!!!!!!!!!
Tia Pham Cowling | San Diego, CA | 06/28/2008
(2 out of 5 stars)

"The dvd was professionally done. Unfortunately, I don't think that it depicted the reality of families in Vietnam. The producers portrayed the typical "city" family lifestyle as one of luxury. It's difficult to believe that the average "city" family in a Third World Country drives a new sedan and and has a housemaid. Oh, I also forgot the grand piano.

The filming of the "country" family was well done (too well done). The family scenes were idealic and serene. I think that the producers wore their rose-colored glasses when they were filming this. It made life in the country seem like a vacation.

I'm not sure what audience this dvd was trying to target but for those who want realism, I would recommend something else."