Buffalo Boy (2004)
Set in southern Vietnam before war split the country in two, this gorgeously photographed drama follows the story of a young man whose family's welfare depends on the whims of Mother Nature and the survival of the local buffaloes. The boy's coming of age begins when he takes up with a tough band of buffalo herders, confronting both natural and human obstacles in the quest for survival. Antony Bert, Zan Sram Kra, The Lu Le star. 98 min. Soundtrack: Vietnamese Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English; biography; interview; photo gallery. In Vietnamese with English subtitles.