The Third Wife
Directed by Ash Mayfair
In late 19th century Vietnam, fourteen-year-old May becomes the third wife to a wealthy landowner. She quickly learns that she can gain status and security if she gives birth to a male child, but her burgeoning attraction to Xuan, the second wife, puts her fragile standing in jeopardy. As May observes the unfolding tragedy of forbidden love and its devastating consequences, she must make a choice, to either carry on in silence, or forge a path towards personal freedom.
After becoming the third wife to a wealthy landowner in 19th century Vietnam, May struggles with family and the prospects of motherhood.
Cast: Nguyen Phuong Tra My, Nu Yen-Khe Tran, Long Le Vu, Lam Thanh My
Beautiful cinematography with scenes with a family, it slowly engages you to understand subtlety the entire household from the servants to the wealthy landowner however I thought the movie would highlight the 'forbidden' relationship that potentially develop and never did. It's nice historical movie but fails on the theme between the 2 wives.