Meret Wellmann Production Design & Animation Direction

2022 | 9mins


Linh is a Vietnamese single mother who has successfully forged a life for herself and her son in America. But when her father visits from Vietnam and insists on cooking the family a traditional Vietnamese meal, Linh is confronted with the past and culture she left behind and the question of where it belongs in her family’s new life.

Winner Lights on Women Prize - Cannes 2022 

Director/Lead Animator - Mai Vu

Producer - Thijme Grol

Screenwriter - Chloe White

Cinematographer - Martyna Jakimowska

Production Designer - Nathalie Carraro

Production Manager - Nikoleta Slezakova

Lead Model Makers - Ellen Beaufoy, Jo Sperring

Model Makers - Charlie Allwright, Emily Brook, Michelle C Cranwell, Jennifer Dingwall, Danielle Duncan-Rosembert, Aga Fraczak, Callum Higgins, Olivia Savage

Prop Model Makers - Meret Wellmann, Anna Dekker, Laila Dudzinska

Editor - Mira Thu

Sound Designer/Dubbing Mixer - Carlos San Juan

Composer - Sam Rapley

Colourist/Online Editor - Karolina Matela