Truong Tien Alley

Truong Tien Alley

  • Directed by Thu Nguyen Viêt Anh
  • Viêtnam, 2009
  • Workshops in Viêtnam - Itinerant
  • Urban life, Economics
  • Shooting place : Ho Chi Minh Ville
  • Duration : 48 min
  • Audio : Vietnamese
  • Subtitles : English, French


Three years after making her first film, the director returned to the alleyway in the working class neighbourhood of Ho Chi Minh City.

Here, in this narrow street, the inhabitants live on the margin of the fast economic development of this southern megalopolis. The problem here every day for the inhabitants is money. They survive thanks to a parallel economy: they are street sellers, small-time traffickers, money-lenders, they get loans from poor peoples’ banks… A different face of the Vietnamese economy.

  • Direction : Thu Nguyen Viêt Anh
  • Image : Nguyen Viet Anh Thu
  • Sound : Tham Nguyen Thi & Lê Minh Trinh Dinh
  • Edition : Aurélie Ricard & Tham Nguyen Thi

Rewards, festivals and diffusions

Quai Branly Museum

  • Place : Paris, France
  • Date : 2009

States General of Documentary Film

  • Place : Lussas, France
  • Date : 2019

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