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At the 17th edition of Five Flavors, as last year, there is a system of booking seats at cinema screenings for accreditation and pass holders. It is important to us that we take care not to overcrowd the rooms and avoid queues at the entrance.
Only a reservation guarantees you a seat at a screening!
The reservation system is very simple and is based on similar principles as buying tickets for individual screenings - just login to your account, visit the page of the selected film and click "book". Detailed information can be found below.
Please make reservations only for the screenings you wish to attend. Reservations can be cancelled, even at the last minute - please remember this and always cancel your reservation if you cancel your screening - this will allow other viewers to use the available space.
Reservations will be possible from Tuesday, 14 November from 12:00 p.m. for all the festival's films.
Reservation of seats
for pass and accreditation holders
Tuesday, November 14, 12:00 pm
If you decide to attend a screening at the last minute or for any other reason you do not book in advance, and there are seats available in the auditorium, your booking will be made "automatically" at the entrance to the auditorium after scanning your pass.
For most of the screenings there will be free seats before the show itself. However, please pay special attention to the screenings of those films that we only show in the cinema - we expect the highest attendance at these screenings.
You can use an electronic pass by presenting it to ticket takers on your phone screen.
Thom Rom village, the southern coast of Vietnam. The plot of "Glorious Ashes" is made up of three love stories, intertwined in the Mekong delta. We are watching the daily lives of three women over a few years, their struggles with nature, their duties, their routines. This is the place where the way of life is shaped by both patriarchal rules, and the rhythm of the river. It is not a place where a sense of fulfillment is easy to achieve. But the frustration lurking in the trembling hearts of the protagonists will have to eventually find an outlet.
Bui Thac Chuyên returns after the ten-year break (his "Adrift" was shown at the 9th Five Flavours), once again setting his story within a poetic frame, drawing from the potential of the omnipresent nature. In "Glorious Ashes," he shows a vision of interpersonal relationships whose weaknesses are illustrated by the washed-out colors dominating the Mekong delta – the protagonists are literally surrounded by ash-gray auras. The film is a cinematic poem about the burning power of love that turns into envy and resentment. In Bui's world, fate controls the protagonists' agency and clenches their throats with fervent jealousy.
Bui Thac Chuyên
Born in 1968in Hanoi. Graduated from the state Academy for Theatre and Film. He first grasped the attention of the film world in 2000, when his short film "Night Run" received the third Cinefondation award at the Cannes IFF. Currently Chuyên is one of the most esteemed Vietnamese directors, and his 2009 film "Adrift" premiered at the Venice IFF, winning the FIPRESCI award for the best film in the Orizzonti section. Made over a decade later, "Glorious Ashes" was part of the Tokio IFF's main competition.
1992 Eternal Sand (krótkie wideo)
1994 Tear Drop (wideo tv)
1998 Xam (dok.)
2000 Cuoc xe dem / Night Run (kr.m.)
2001 Hands Digging Land (dok.)
2002 The Digger (dok.)
2006 Życie w strachu / Song trong so hai / Living in Fear
2009 Dryfując / Choi voi / Adrift
2022 Niech płonie / Tro tàn ruc ro / Glorious Ashes