— by Daniel Theophanous: Director Hong Khaou’s second feature follows a subdued ambience akin to that of his debut film Lilting, exploring themes of isolation and alienation.

In this instance, one’s loss of cultural identity, a side-effect of migration. A cross that weighs heavily on 30-something gay man Kit (Henry Golding), judging by his melancholic disposition as he traverses through strikingly frenetic Vietnamese cities in a bid to reconnect with his war-torn childhood…

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