Two sisters grow up in Vietnam and are separated by the war between North and South. After the fall of Saigon in 1975, Thao, in her teens, must leave the country with her uncle. Her sister Saoi Mai, only a little older, remains with their parents, hoping they will soon be reunited. But their separation will last nearly 20 years, and the letters they exchange are their only way to connect and relieve their loneliness.
Sandra Desmazieres was born in 1978. She studied at Duperre l’Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Appliques in Paris and l’Ecole Nationale des Arts Decoratifs also in Paris. Her school movie Sans Queue Ni Tetee wins the Gold Cartoon in 2003. She also directed Le The De L’oubli in 2008 and Bao in 2011, produced by Les Films de l’Arlequin.