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At The Height Of Summer (2000)


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3 out of 10 At The Height Of Summer
Frances from Clare, 08 Oct 2008
No war, no politics & no special effects in this beautifully filmed story of 3 sisters and the secrets that lie behind the apparently close and happy family. The unbelieveable colour & beauty of Vietnam is the highlight of the movie and if you thought there was rain in Angelas Ashes you should see this!
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5 out of 10 height of the summer
humphrey from Carlow, 29 Apr 2009
lou reed, never sounded so good in the morning. what a brillantly directed film. great light and dumbed up story line. Still not quite sure how it all worked out in the end. Loved this movie
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3.5 out of 10 Heading where?
john from Galway, 21 May 2011
Very slow film where nothing ever happens and there seems to be no plot...yet it is very pleasing to watch, visually atractive film with great cinematography. I found it relaxing.
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3.5 out of 10 Very Good
Joseph from Dublin, 15 Aug 2007
Worth watching if you're into this type of film. The girls are gorgeous and the country looks beautiful.
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4 out of 10 Vietnam at peace; four women's stories
damien from Cork, 13 Jul 2008
Very pretty. Luxuriant scenery, but an original story line too. Insight to life in Vietnam.
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Set in Hanoi, Vietnam, 'At The Height Of Summer' is a rich visual banquet overflowing with lush, artful images that unfold with the same languorous slowness with which the the film's enigmatic characters and relationships develop. Three sisters, Lien (Tran Nu Yen-Khe), Khanh (Le Khanh), and Suong (Nguyen Nhu Quynh), and their brother, Hai (Ngo Quang Hai), come together to prepare a feast in remembrance of their deceased parents. They end up discovering that they each harbor...

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