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MY FATHER'S TRUCK - still #1


NY Premiere

Director: Mauricio Osaki

Vietnam, 2013, 15 min

Shooting Format:RED

Festival Year:2014

Category:Narrative Short

WINNER: Best Narrative Short

Cast:Trung Anh , Mai Vy, Ly Phan

Crew:Producers: Mauricio Osaki, Pierre Kerchove - Screenwriters: Mauricio Osaki - Cinematographer: Pierre Kerchove - Editor: Mauricio Osaki - Composer: Michelle Agnes


My Father's Truck is a coming-of-age road film about 10-year-old Mai Vy, as she skips school one day to help her father with his truck-for-hire. In the countryside of Northern Vietnam, Mai Vy is soon confronted with some harsh realities as she learns how things really are, outside the classroom.


About the director

Mauricio Osaki was born in São Paulo, Brazil, where he started his career directing short films and working in feature projects as assistant editor and post producer at major film companies. At NYU Tisch School of the Arts Asia, he completed his short film, My Father's Truck, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in 2013 and has won numerous prizes at film festivals around the world. He currently lives in Brazil, where he is developing his first feature film.

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