Boat People | 1983

Drama
Shiomi Akutagawa, a Japanese photojournalist, travels to Vietnam to document life under communist rule. Government officials are all too happy to take him on a tour of villages that are clean, happy and healthy. But ...more

Company

Bluebird Productions

Production Company

Hsia Meng

Production Company

Huang Chung-ch'i

Production Company

Law Wing-fai

Production Company

Synopsis

Shiomi Akutagawa, a Japanese photojournalist, travels to Vietnam to document life under communist rule. Government officials are all too happy to take him on a tour of villages that are clean, happy and healthy. But Shiomi is restless. He manages to break away from the government tour and sets out on his own. He meets Cam, a young boy, and a villager's mistress, who become his guides to the Vietnam the government doesn't want anyone to see.

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