Hoa-Binh (1970): Anti-War Oscar Feature From Vietnam

This Oscar nominated anti-war film from Vietnam, whose title means peace, depicts life 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 Vietnma as a combat photographer.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Best Foreign Lnaguage Film

 

Oscar Context

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