Romantic drama Cham (Touch), a Vietnamese film that has won several international awards, has been officially launched in Hanoi.
The film by Vietnamese-American director Nguyen Duc Minh is set in a nail care salon. It is about a special friendship that develops between a shy Vietnamese-American manicurist, Tam, and an American mechanic, Brendan.
She not only cleans his greasy hands, but also gives advice on his marriage, which is on the rocks.
Touch has won several awards, including Audience’s Choice for Best Feature Film at the Vietnamese International Film Festival, Best Story Line and Best Cinematography at the Boston International Film Festival, Best First Feature at the Santa Rosa International Film Festival, and Jury Award at the Atlanta Asian Film Gala.
Porter Lynn starring manicurist Tam won her Best Actress Award at the Boston International Film Festival for her moving performance. Several talented actors also acted in the film such as John Ruby, Melinda Bennett, Long Nguyen, and Hiep Thi Le.
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