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Doc Edge - Children of the Mist

Starring:
Various
Run time:
92 mins
Release date:
19 June 2022

Di is a 12-year-old girl living in a small village where women get married very young, enduring the controversial tradition of “bride-kidnapping”. When Di enters puberty, her personality changes drastically. The carefree little girl has turned into an impetuous, hypersensitive teenager constantly arguing with her mother. She yearns to rebel against the expectation to marry young. On the Lunar New Year's Eve, when Di's parents come back home after celebrating, the house is silent: Di has disappeared. Director Ha Le Diem’s first feature length film examines the battle between ancient customs and modern values. Winner Perception Change Award Vision Du Reel 2022.

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