Goodbye Mother
(Thưa mẹ con đi)

Thursday December 3rd 2020, 12:00 am - Sunday, December 6th @ 11:59 pm

Film Details

Runtime: 107 mins

Language: Vietnamese w/ English Subtitles

Director: Trinh Dinh Le Minh

Country: Vietnam, 2019

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Gay, Romance

STREAMING December 3rd - 6th

Van, the heir of a Vietnamese clan, returns home from the US for the first time in 9 years to relocate his father's tomb. His family is surprised when he brings a young Vietnamese-American named Ian along. No one knows that Ian is Van's boyfriend, and Van is planning to come out to his widowed mother, who expects him to get married and have kids to fulfill his duty as an heir. Complicating the homecoming is Van’s grandmother, who has dementia and mistakes Ian for her grandson. While struggling to find the perfect occasion to come out, Van learns that his mother is seriously ill. Have the tissues ready for tears of laughter and heartache as you travel into the world of Trinh Dinh Le Minh’s heart-melting romantic dramedy, Goodbye Mother.



Honors -

- Reeling GLBT Film Festival (Chicago)
- Image Out GLBT Film Festival (Rochester)
- Philadelphia Asian Film Festival
- San Diego Asian Film Festival


Honors -

NOMINATED - Best Narrative Feature Film - Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival

Presenting Sponsors

Edge Media Network OUTshine Film Festival OUTshine Film Festival