KUMANTHONG

A film is based A true story happened in Vietnam in 1999...
In a small Western rural village, series of myths happens unexplained since Huynh – a man who claimed himself as a herbalist – came. Since his arrival, Huynh use his witchery remedies to cure villagers, the wheel of fate led Huynh met Soi – a deaf-mute girl – whom always being treated disrespectful by others villagers. Little that she knew, she has becomes his ideally aimed.
After successfully approached Soi and made her fell in love with him. Soi and Huynh got married. With Soi, that was happiest moment of her dark and miserable life. But her happiness didn’t last long when she soon found out about her husband dark secret, a phrenetic believer of Kumanthong, a dark fanatical sect using human skull to process dark witchery. Huynh forced Soi to be his accomplice in his sinful and consternation scheme.
Soi, now stuck in a marriage with a psychopath serial killer, in a village where no one respect and believe her. What Soi will do to unmask Huynh, unveil the truth of Kumanthong and top of all, keep herself alive.

  • Le Binh Giang
    Director
    Những Vệt Đen Trên Màu Áo Trắng/Dirt in the White Soul (2007, short), Lỗ Thủng/The Rip (2011, short), Nhật Ký Trong Chuồng/Day By Day (2015, short), Kfc (2016)
  • Le Thanh Phong
    Producer
    The Girl from Yesterday (2017), Trùm Cỏ (2015), Fight back to school (2018), My sassy Girl remake (2017), Bride for rent Vietnamese Remake (2018)
  • Nguyen Cao Tung
    Producer
    Scandal 2 (2014), Crazy Luck (2014), Yellow Flowers On The Green Grass (2015), The Diary Of Fireflies (2016), Sunny (2016), The Girl From Yesterday (2017), Chi Pheo’s Untold Stories (2017)
  • Hoang Yen Chibi
    Key Cast
    “Soi”
    Go go sister (2018), The Girl Froms Yesterday (2017), Obsession (2016), Prospering (Loc Phat), butterfly house (2019), Ke hoach doi chong/Remake a boyfriend for my wife (2018)
  • Nguyen Quang Tuan
    Key Cast
    “Huynh (shaman)”
    Sitcom unstoppable High kick Vietnam, Cong Me Di Choi, Chuyen Hai Chang, Hai Chang Bao Mau, Am Khuya, Hoa Hau, Tinh Yeu Noi Loan
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Thất Sơn Tâm Linh
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 42 minutes 49 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 28, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    815,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Viet Nam
  • Country of Filming:
    Viet Nam
  • Language:
    Vietnamese
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.39:1
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Distribution Information
  • Galaxy Cinema
    Country: Viet Nam
    Rights: Theatrical
Director Biography - Le Binh Giang

2008: Studied Film Director at Movie and Stage University in Vietnam
2010: Music Video Director at Avatar Entertainment Vietnam
2012: Director at HK Film Vietnam
Kfc (1st Feature Film)
- Awarded at the Rotterdam Film Festival 2017
- Best Director Award at the New York Asian Film Festival
2017
- “Jury Award” at “Five Flavours” Film Festival, Warsaw, Poland. Short Films:
- The Hole ("Lỗ thủng") (2011)
- "Best Director" Award at the Heart Festival 2012.
- Diary in the cage ("Nhật ký trong chuồng") (2015)
- "Grand Award" (for Best Film) at WildFest 2016.
- Jury Award at the Five Flavors Festival, Warsaw, Poland.

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