Female artists dominate the big screen in 2019

Film producer and actress Ngô Thanh Vân achieved great success last year with the martial arts film Hai Phượng (Furie), the highest-grossing Vietnamese film of all time, earning more than VNĐ200 billion (US$8.6 million) in ticket sales in domestic and foreign markets. Photo courtesy of producer

Female artists dominate the big screen in 2019

Van, who is the owner of Studio 68, one of the country’s leading private film studios, first developed the idea for the film’s kidnapping theme four years ago and then wrote about seven scripts. She later worked with the film’s director Le Van Kiet to complete the script in two years.