With faye sewell, thomas james longley, alexis jayne defoe, eric kole. An enchanting story of a homeless girl on the streets of saigon who has a big heart and a yearning to be accepted for who she is. But the only way to make sense of this thudding, cliched wouldbe thriller is to think of it as an unintentional comedy. Despite its setting, owl and the sparrow is not a film that wants to rub your face in the grittiness of the streets. Owl and the sparrow is a dramatic movie about a young girl who runs away to the city of saigon. Rent owl and the sparrow 2007 starring cat ly and the lu le on dvd and bluray. That the film remains both vaguely compelling and occasionally charming despite its obvious playing to the middle results from the directors.
Owl and the sparrow 2009 tenyearold orphan thuy pham thi han runs away to saigon, vietnam to escape the bamboo factory run by her strict uncle nguyen hau, who steals the little money she. Owl and the sparrow is a 2007 film by stephane gauger that follows the fictional story of three vietnamese individuals. Owl and the sparrow 2007 directed by stephane gauger. Rent owl and the sparrow 2007 on dvd and bluray netflix.
Tenyearold orphan thuy pham thi han runs away to saigon, vietnam to escape the bamboo factory run by her strict uncle nguyen hau, who steals the little money she makes. The film stars jennifer lawrence, joel edgerton, matthias schoenaerts, charlotte rampling, marylouise parker, and jeremy irons. Owl and the sparrow pictures and movie photo gallery check out just released owl and the sparrow pics, images, clips, trailers, production photos and more from rotten tomatoes movie pictures. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing owl and the sparrow near you. Owl and the sparrow is a 2007 film by stephane gauger that follows the fictional story of three vietnamese individuals over a period of five days as they meet in. Continuing in the fine tradition of films like the scent of green papaya, cyclo, three seasons, etc. If owl and the sparrow were any slighter, it wouldnt exist.
Owl and the sparrow movie trailers itunes apple trailers. You may exchange or request a refund for your entire order, less the convenience fee, through fandango up until the posted showtime. Red sparrow is a 2018 american spy thriller film directed by francis lawrence and written by justin haythe, based on the 20 novel of the same name by jason matthews. Financial analysis of owl and the sparrow 2009 including budget, domestic and international box office gross, dvd and bluray sales reports, total earnings and profitability. Owl and the sparrow cast and crew cast photos and info.
May 29, 2009 if owl and the sparrow were any slighter, it wouldnt exist. Overview of owl and the sparrow, 2007, directed by stephane gauger, with cat ly, le the lu, pham thi han, at turner classic movies. Aug 28, 2012 this movie does a wonderful job of exploring the true meaning of familygoing being blood and dna. F or better and largely for worse, stephane gaugers ho chi minh cityset vietnameselanguage debut owl and the sparrow is defined by its amerindie aesthetic.
Thuy, who thinks of lan as a sparrow and hai as an owl, determines to bring them. Owl and the sparrow is a 2007 film by stephane gauger that follows the fictional story of three vietnamese individuals over a period of five days as they meet in saigon. Owl and the sparrow is yet one more film that preaches the importance of opening your heart and reaching out to those around you, but that treacly sentiment is nicely undercut by the unvarnished. Sadly, thuys life as illustrated is totally credible an not uncommon in many cities of the world. Stephane gaugers debut feature is a charming little movie, nothing more, but he brings a tonic freshness to his simple, even. In this awardwinning fable that takes place on the bustling streets of contemporary saigon, tenyear old thuy is an orphan from the. Once there she must survive in the city so she sells flowers. Youll have to complete your refund and exchange before the posted showtime indicated on your ticket. Owl and the sparrow plays like cassavetes meets a vietnamese madefor, following a 10yearold orphans escape to the big city and her friendship. Producers peter chernin, jenno topping, and david ready all took to jason matthewss novel, and they quickly snapped up the rights to develop a screenplay based on the book. Well refund your credit card or we can credit your fandango account to use for another movie. One day she runs away and keeps running until she makes it to saigon. In modernday saigon, three lonely strangers form a unique family as a tenyear old orphan plays matchmaker to a zookeeper and a beautiful flight attendant. Cat ly, the lu le, han thi pham, trong hai, pham thi han, nguyen hau, teresa michelle lee, hoang long, bui thi noan, danvy pham, thi han phan, nguyen kim phuong, stephane gauger, doan nhat nam, ham tran, jimmy pham, stephane gauger, timothy linh bui, van quan nguyen, stephane gauger.
Even thuys mean uncle, who comes to saigon to look for her, isnt quite the. Owl and the sparrow reminds us to view life through the eyes of an innocent child. Rent owl and the sparrow 2007 on dvd and bluray dvd. A girl who refuses to surrender her optimism despite difficult. As she tries to survive on the street, thuy meets lan cat ly, a beautiful stewardess stuck in an unhappy affair with a married pilot, and hai le the lu, a brokenhearted zookeeper of modest means. A lonely zookeeper hiding within his animal kingdom f. The manuscript for red sparrow found its way to the offices of chernin entertainment. Featuring a stunning performance by tenyearold han thi pham, the movie.
In this awardwinning fable that takes place on the bustling streets of contemporary saigon, tenyear old thuy is an orphan from the countryside who decides to run away from her stern uncle at the bamboo factory and try her luck in the big city. So if youre trying to decide which vietnamese movie to buy, three seasons sounds like a better bet. Its hard not to be touched by the gritty, 3rd world reality forced upon children who have no time to be kids. In modernday saigon, three lonely strangers form a unique family as a tenyear old orphan plays matchmaker to a zookeeper and a. Six teenage friends take a camping trip to a forest which is the site of a presumed historic murder. Owl and the sparrow movie poster 27 x 40 inches 69cm x 102cm 2007 korean cat ly the lu lehan thi phamtrong haipham thi han. Watch owl and the sparrow english subtitled prime video. Aug 02, 2008 continuing in the fine tradition of films like the scent of green papaya, cyclo, three seasons, etc.685 643 1128 1186 679 807 94 106 1397 19 189 450 1288 834 1113 1217 176 1481 1191 1481 11 561 1214 133 631 817 1122 1021 1321 112 1205 1249 71 1413 623