Doi Cat / Đời cát = Sandy Lives

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Barcode: 58950715 Call Number: V-VIE 014 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 87 min. Date: 1999 System Requirements: NTSC, Region 1 DVD Region: Region 1 Language: Vietnamese Creator: Directed by Nguyen Thanh Van Description: Sparse, tragic and poetic - both detail the struggles of everyday people under adverse circumstances, although Sandy Lives concerns more of the aftermath where a struggle of a different kind continues for Canh, a communist cadre. He is returning to his village after a 20 years absence, after Vietnam's reunification. His wife, Thoa, has been faithfully awaiting his return. However, her hopes of reuniting with her husband and quietly passing their days together is given a swift kick into the dust. The unpleasant reality is that he has remarried and fathered a child during his absence. Will Canh stay with Thoa or will he continue his new life with his second wife Tam? Every person involved, from Canh himself to his two wives Thoa and Tam, to his daughter are desperately tormented by previous promises, their loyalty to each other and their hope for the future. They can't live together but they can't live without each other either. There certainly won't be an easy solution to the dilemma, or as Canh puts it "If the wives understood each other, the sky will fall!" Subjects: Drama, Romance Collection: Language Resource Center