The Third Wife *
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Vietnam 2018 15 92 mins Dir: Ash Mayfair
In 19th century rural Vietnam, fourteen-year-old May becomes third wife to an older wealthy landowner. Though naive, she eventually realises how a male child will elevate her status within the home. The film is visually rich, slow moving and yet intense; highlighting the grim realities of life from a female perspective, domesticated and traditional, in a patriarchal society.