“We have art in order to not die of the truth.” -Friedrich Nietzsche
The documentary tells the story of renowned concert pianist Dang Thai Son and his mother, Thai Thi Lien (Madame Lien), and their passion for music that transcended all odds. They are known in Vietnam as the first family of classical music.
“The Cannon and the Flower” will bring their story to American audiences for the first time.
Estimated timeline for distribution is 2015, with completion some time in 2014. The documentary will combine interviews with Dang Thai Son and Madame Lien, their music, historic footage and 3D animations.