My Father’s Truck is film about 10-year-old Mai Vy as she skips school one day to help her father with his passenger truck for hire. Set along the countryside of Northern Vietnam, Mai Vy is soon confronted with shades of morality and some harsh realities as she learns how things, outside the classroom, really are.
First Prize, Craft Awards for Directing, Editing, Screenwriting, Best Actor | First Run NYU FF, USA, 2013
Best Student Film | Palm Springs Short Fest, USA, 2013
Special Jury Prize | Bermuda IFF, Bermuda, 2014
Best Narrative Short Film | Cinequest FF, USA, 2014
Best Short Film, Prix Signs Cinélatino | Recontres de Toulouse, France, 2014
International Grand Prix | Brussels Short FF, Belgium, 2014
CAST & CREW
Mauricio Osaki, Pierre de Kerchove
Director of Photography
Pierre de Kerchove
Son Tran Trung
Amy Hartman, Russell Clark
Trung Anh, Mai Vy
Born in São Paulo, Brazil. He started his career directing short films and working in feature projects as assistant editor and post producer at major film companies. At NYU Tisch School of the Arts Asia, he completed his short film, My Father’s Truck, which premiered at the Berlin FF in 2013 and has won numerous prizes at film festivals around the world. He currently lives in Brazil, where he is developing his first feature film.
Life in an Anthill (2004, short), Springtime (2007, short), Liberdade (2008, short), Reminder (2010, short), My Father’s Truck (2013, short).