Friday 26 September 2014
NMIFF welcomes the entry of a Feature Film “Koan of Spring” from Korea Republic of, Directed By Lou Ma Ho.
Master Truong, the old Fearless of the emperor, is nearing the end of his life and he has not yet found his successor. The country has to be prepared for war and the Emperor is furiously impatient. He gives him two weeks to find it.Master Truong goes to visit a famous General (Master Wing) who had disappeared to become a simple fisherman. He lives with his two son (Tin and Tan) and her daughter (Lan, with a disfigured face) on the shores of the Lake Ba Bê. Master Truong knows very well the legend of the lake but this time he will really understand its meaning. Master Truong tells to master Wing he wants to test his two sons. People talked him a lot about their quality.Disappointed by their results, he tests also Lan. She has not a priori a high level of practice but Master Truong will choose her.He has finally found the person who has all the qualities to succeed him. Unhappy, one more time, things are not so simple. MasterTruong will return to the palace without a successor but with something more precious.