Release Date: May 7th, 1999
DVD Release Date: February 26th, 2002
PG-13|1 hr 50 min
The residents of Ho Chi Minh City face rapid Westernization and widespread poverty. Retired Marine James Hager (Harvey Keitel) arrives on a search for his daughter, whom he abandoned at the end of the Vietnam War. Meanwhile, inner-city cyclo driver Hai (Don Duong) falls for troubled prostitute Lan (Zoe Bui) and schemes to raise money so he can spend time with her. Elsewhere, Kien An (Nguyen Ngoc Hiep) begins harvesting lotuses for a writer suffering from leprosy.
Cast: Don Duong, Nguyen Ngoc Hiep, Tran Manh Cuong, Harvey Keitel, Diep Bui, Nguyen Huu Duoc, Diem Kieu, Bui Tuong Trac
Director: Tony Bui
Production Co: October Films, Open City Films