The Third Wife
The Third Wife is a 2018 Vietnamese costume drama film written and directed by Ash Mayfair, in her feature debut. Set in the 19th century, it follows a 14-year-old girl who becomes the third wife to a landowner in rural northern Vietnam.
14-year-old May is married off as the third wife to a middle-aged landowner of a rural village where silk is harvested. She soon finds that, having given birth to a son, the first wife exerts greater influence in the family than the second, who has only had three daughters, and that the only way to gain security and independence is to give birth to a male child. Her husband's wives are welcoming to her and when she expresses that she finds sex painful they urge her to experiment sexually with herself in order to understand her own desires.
|keywords||beg cut first wife married only way poison reject second wife than the three daughters young girl|
|musicBy||Tôn Thất An|
|producer||Ash Mayfair Trần Thị Bích Ngọc|
|productionCompany||An Nam Productions Mayfair Pictures Three Colors Productions|