Oscar Movies: Hoa-Binh (1970): From Vietnam

Hoa-Binh is the Oscar nominated anti-war film from Vietnam, whose title means peace.

It depicts life’s various events from the POV of a 10 year old boy, whose mother dies while his father is away fighting for the Viet Cong.

It is directed by the distinguished New Wave cinematographer, Raoul Coutard, who had lived in Vietnam

for some time, while working as a combat photographer.

 

 

Oscar Nominations: 1

Best Foreign Language Film

Oscar Context

The Oscar winner was the Italian entry, Investigation of a citizen Above Suspicion.