Vân is bedridden. Wandering between reality, memories and dreams, she is trying to record a farewell message for her daughters. She also has a final wish to donate her organs when she is deceased but faces opposition from her husband, Hoàng, and her father.
Busan International Film Festival 2022
Marcus Manh Cuong Vu (b 1979) got his university education in Germany and France. He began as a film reporter for major international film festivals for Vietnamese media. In 2010, he founded and directed Yxine Film Fest (YxineFF), an international short film festival pioneering the online and offline hybrid form that took place annually until 2014. Since 2015, Marcus has been active in the Vietnamese film industry as a producer, script-doctor, and assistant director. MEMENTO MORI: EARTH is his debut feature film. It is part of a trilogy that he has been developing since 2019.