Don’t Burn

Cast : Minh Huong, Tina Duong, Michael Jarmus, Patrick T. McGowan
Producer(s) or Production Company : Hong Ngat Nguyen
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Dang Nhat Minh

Dang Nhat Minh was born in 1938 in Hue, Vietnam. He is a director and writer, known for The Guava House (2000), When the Tenth Month Comes (1984) and Nostalgia for Countryland (1995).


In the spring of 2005, an old mother living in Hanoi receives a diary. The diary carries the notes of a young woman doctor who worked at a national liberation hospital starting in 1968 until her death. The diary was first discovered by a US military officer. The diary was then published in Vietnam and caused a sensation, which is depicted through a true story.
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100 min

Nominations / Awards

Won – Fukuoka International Film Festival 2009(Audience Award)
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