Meat, Vegetables and Dessert (Thit, Rau, Cu Va Che)

A plotless but engaging account of life in a Vietnamese village. We see the slaughter of a dog for food, the preparation of a vegetarian meal, and a girl who sells desert, offers her views on life. A film that embodies the horror, hope and cruelty that is part and parcel of everyday life.

  • Director: Pham Dinh Hoang, Sherman Ong
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Rating: NC16
  • Availability: library@esplanade
  • Accession No: 2007-D-0761
  • Subtitles: English
  • Release Year: 2005
  • Producer: Sherman Ong, Pham Dinh Hoang
  • Language: Vietnamese
  • Production Country: Singapore, Vietnam

Cast List:

  • N.A


  • Editor - Sherman Ong; Location Manager - Pham Dinh Hoang; Subtitles - Pham Dinh Hoang,Tong Thu Tranh Tra,Susan & Lily Nguyen


  • Transportation - Bicycles, Motorcycles
  • Occupations - Butcher, Food Vendors
  • Animals - Dogs
  • Food - Desserts, Vegetables, Meat

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