University of Wisconsin–Madison

SEASSI Film Series: The Scent of Green Papaya

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2017-07-11 18:00 - 20:00

In this Vietnamese drama, a young peasant girl named Mui is hired to work for a well-to-do family in Saigon. Although the household’s fortunes change for the worse, Mui stays with them as a servant and grows infatuated with one of their friends, the handsome Khuyen. Years later, Mui is employed by Khuyen, who has become a renowned pianist. Although Khuyen has a girlfriend, he gradually begins to realize his own strong connection with Mui.

The film screening will be followed by a discussion and is free and open to the public.