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THE THIRD WIFE

  • ANGELIKA FILM CENTER - DALLAS 5321 East Mockingbird Lane Dallas, TX, 75206 United States (map)

SYNOPSIS:  In 19th century rural Vietnam, 14-year-old May becomes the third wife of wealthy landowner Hung. Soon she learns that she can only gain status by asserting herself as a woman who can give birth to a male child. May’s hope to change her status turns into a real and tantalizing possibility when she gets pregnant. Faced with forbidden love and its devastating consequences, May finally comes to an understanding of the brutal truth: the options available to her are few and far between.

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