About the film
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Release Date: January 01, 1995
|Production Companies||:||Cofimage 5, Les Productions Lazennec, SFP, Lumière, La Sept Cinéma, Salon Films, Cofimage 6, Giai Phong Film Studio, CNC, Canal+|
|Director||:||Tran Anh Hung|
|Producers||:||Christophe Rossignon, Alain Rocca, Adeline Lecallier|
|Writers||:||Tran Anh Hung|
Follows a young cyclo (bicycle cab) driver on his poverty-driven descent into criminality in modern-day Ho Chi Minh City. The boy's struggles to scratch out a living for his two sisters and grandfather in the mean streets of the city lead to petty crime on behalf of a mysterious Madame from whom he rents his cyclo.