Title: “The Orphanage” (2017) 70 min
Original title: “L'Orphelinat”
Director: Matthieu Haag
Genre: Portrait Documentary
Synopsis: Grandson of a Slovakian immigrant who came to France on foot, I don’t feel at home anywhere. Whilst wandering in Vietnam I met Monsieur Vu Tiên, a foster father to many, who entrusted me with his life-story even though I could not speak his language. There started a journey of discovery about my place as a man and as a father through encounters and revelations.
Director’s biography: Matthieu Haag discovered the cinema belatedly, buying a camera in the year 2000, to try to understand the world. He travels in many countries and make documentaries or short movies, and teaches movies in High School Cinema called Ciné-Sup in France.
Writer: Matthieu Haag
Vietnamese language/English subtitles