“A touching, thoughtful & gorgeously shot piece of work”
“A precisely considered expression of the untethered experience of migration”
Sight & Sound
“An intimate drama of surprising depth”
The Hollywood Reporter
Cinema Locations - New Zealand
A film by Hong Khaou
MONSOON is a rich and poignant reflection on the struggle for identity in a place where the past weighs heavily on the present.
Kit (Henry Golding, Crazy Rich Asians) returns to Ho Chi Minh City for the first time since he was six years old when his family fled the country in the aftermath of the Vietnam-American war. Struggling to make sense of himself in a city he’s no longer familiar with, he embarks on a personal journey across the country that opens up the possibility for friendship, love and happiness.